A rare fruitwood flask, the body carved with miniature bejewelled portraits of a man & a woman. The sides are applied with with grotesque mascarons & the nozzle with the head of Hermes & a beast.
French, late 16th century.
Measures 12.5 x 6 x 3cm.
A similar portrait of a woman, carved from fruitwood & dated to 1575 - 1600 can be found in the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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14 000 €