The Wallace Collection

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Scent Bottle case
  • Scent Bottle case
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • England
  • c. 1750 - 1760
  • Gold, enamel and bloodstone, engraved, chiselled and chased
  • Object size: 2.3 x 6.2 x 3.2 cm
    Weight: 37.4 g
  • Seal: Monogram 'MMH' with a Marquess's coronet impression in the seal.
    Label: 'N'
    Inscription: 'E … Lep …' possibly Ellen Lepers Scratched
  • G15
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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  • Sealing wax case, tall and narrow, with body of baluster shape, and hinged on shorter side to trilobate lid. Base hinged and set with bloodstone plaque engraved with seal from later date. Upper lid and body chased with scrolls and flowers, and chiselled.