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Amorous Couple

Manufacturer: St. James Factory

Date: c.1751-1754
Dimensions:
Overall: 10.2 x 4.5 cm (4 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium: Glassy (frit) soft-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels; gold mounts
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:England, London, London
Object number: G83.1.1024
DescriptionA 'Girl-in-a-Swing' type gold-mounted lovers scent bottle and stopper. The sweethearts are leaning against a leafy tree trunk surmounted by a butterfly stopper. There is a domed base, and the underside is painted with a single pink rose spray in full bloom. The bottle and stopper necks are mounted in gold.