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Premier Auction - Session I

Fri, Jul 15, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 597

12 Chinese Metal and Enameled Scent Bottles

Estimate: $100 - $300

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

19th/20th century, comprising: two silvered metal and enameled filigree examples, suspended from chains with bail, 3-1/4 in.; silvered metal, bottle form, with openwork handles, suspending three hardstone beads, suspended from chain with bail, lacking stopper, 3-1/4 in.; gilt metal pomander with blue enamel decoration, bail, 3/4 in.; chatelaine, chain suspending silvered metal fish, hardstone bird, scent box with interior fabric pouch, ending in beads and yarn, 18-1/4 in.; silvered and enameled metal, vasiform filigree, bail, 2-1/4 in.; gilt metal cicada vinaigrette, suspended from chain, 11-1/2 in.; gilt metal vasiform, with enameled decoration, metal stopper to base, marked "Silver", bail to top, 1-5/8 in.; gilt metal anchor form, filigree work, blue hardstone beads, bail, marked "Silver" to reverse, 1-5/8 in.; gilt metal vasiform, enameled decoration, hinged lid, suspended from animal head handles, bail, marked "Silver" to base, 2 in.; silvered metal scent box with figural decoration, suspending hardstone bead, bail, 2-3/4 in.; cylindrical cloisonne example, domed stopper, 2-1/2 in.

Provenance: Collection of Janice and Joe Boyd


minor scratching, wear, discoloration to metal

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