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Perfume Flask

Made by: Wedgwood Pottery

Currently in storage

About this object

The round flask is shaped somewhat like a circular pilgrim flask with a gilt metal neck and stopper at the top. On one side is a girl sitting under a tree with a dog at her feet. There is a bird flying in the sky. On the other side is a boy sitting under a tree playing with a dog. These are all in white on blue. The border of each scene is a rope interlace and the outer edge of the bottle also has a rope interlace.

Made from:
Jasperware -- metal
Made in:
Etruria, England
Date made:
Late 18th c.
6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

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Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Perfume and Seduction