Bottle for smelling salts

Gold (metal) | 6.5 x 4 x 1.7cm | c. 1867 - c. 1870

Maison Falize

Both the crane motif and the type of enamel technique derive from Japanese applied art. Shortly before the renowned Paris jeweller Falize made this little bottle, Japanese objets d’art were exhibited in Paris for the first time. These items had not b...
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