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Rare Large Quality French Antique Enamel Perfume Depicting Psyche

POA

Code: 13995

Dimensions:

W: 2.5cm (1")H: 7.5cm (3")D: 2.5cm (1")



Rare LARGE Antique French Cobalt Blue Enamel Perfume Bottle Exquisitely Decorated with Classical Figures, Winged Cherubs and Doves.

Rare LARGE Antique French Cobalt Blue Enamel Perfume Bottle Exquisitely Decorated with Classical Figures, Winged Cherubs and Doves.

The Classical Figures Represent Psyche, the Goddess of the Soul and Often Represented as a Beautiful Woman with Butterfly Wings.

Here She is Represented When She was Mortal and then When She was Granted Immortality (Depicted with Butterfly Wings)

Psyche Fell in Love with Eros, the God of Love, and Eventually was Given Wings, so She too Could be Immortal and be with Eros.

She is Surrounded by Amorini (Putti) and Doves.

Both the Top and Bottom are also Decorated with Cherubs.

Fine Silver Gilt Vermeil Mounts.

High Quality Enamelling.

CONDITION: Good, No Chips or Cracks