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Perfume Bottle Depicting Monk Carrying Young Girl on His Back

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  • Perfume Bottle Depicting Monk Carrying Young Girl on His Back
Germany c. 1750 H9cm
A monk is carrying a young girl on his back concealed in straw. On one arm he carries a basket of eggs and in his other hand a duck. Porcelain perfume bottles were produced at the Meissen Porcelain Manufactory for the first time in 1721.

Perfume Bottle with Image of Man and Woman

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  • Perfume Bottle with Image of Man and Woman
Germany c. 1867 H8.3cm
The motif is a man professing his love for a woman outdoors. Meissen began producing rococo-style pieces whose elegant forms had a deep influence on European porcelain.