An image of Scent bottle in the form of a pug

Chelsea

(England 1744 – 1769)

Scent bottle in the form of a pug

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

Miniature items of this kind, sometimes known as ‘toys’, may represent a response by Chelsea to the success of similar pieces produced at the rival factory set up by Charles Gouyn c1748.

Year
circa 1754-circa 1755
Media
Ceramic
Medium
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions
6.2 x 4.3 x 2.8 cm
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.96