Antique French Perfume Casket Box
Dimensions:W: 13.5cm (5.3")H: 20cm (7.9")
Antique French 19th Century Porcelain Perfume Casket enclosing 4 Original Perfume Bottles each with Inside Stoppers.
The Royal Blue Background is Decorated with a Gold band and Fleur de Lys Design.
The Sphere is Hand Painted with a Classical Scene Depicting 3 Greek Mythological Muses.
Clio:The Muse Clio Discovered History & Guitar.
History was Named Clio in the Ancient Years, Because it Refers to “Kleos” the Greek Word for the Heroic Acts.
Clio was Always Represented with a Clarion in the Right Arm & a Book in the Left Hand.
Euterpe: Muse Euterpe Discovered Several Musical Instruments, Courses & Dialectic.
She is Always Depicted Holding a Flute.
Muse Thalia was the Protector of Comedy; She Discovered Comedy, Geometry, Architectural Science & Agriculture.
She was Also Protector of Symposiums. She is Always Depicted Holding a Theatrical – Comedy Mask.
Each Perfume Bottle has Fine Hand Painted Painted Miniatures of Paris.
Fine Dore Bronze Mounts.