Gold and enamel bottle of pirifome shape preserved in its leather case. The bottle in blue-purple enamel is decorated with three medallions enhanced with mythological scenes painted in grisaille. On one side, a muse dances to the sound of a tambourine, on the other a nymph carries a flowery basket and on the last, a nymph in the bath undresses. Each young woman is accompanied by putti. The hinged stopper is decorated with three scenes in grisaille with putti. Gold stopper inside. The bottle is kept in its leather case. Some traces of wear.
H: 2.75in. (7cm); W: 0.78in. (2 cm).
Weight: 1.83oz (52g).
Gold marks: eagle head.18K.
Period: mid-19th century.