An exquisite early 19th century Palais Royale ormolu scent bottle holder in the form of a basket with a spiral twist loop handle with ram’s head terminals.
The body of the basket is an attractive straw basket weave and the interior contains six cut glass scent bottles with faceted ball stoppers.
Dates: Circa 1815 - 1820
Height: 5.00" (12.70 cm)
Width: 5.25" (13.33 cm)
Medium: Glass and ormolu
Provenance: Henri d'Orleans, Comte de Paris (1908 - 1999) by repute. Purchased from Robert Imbert who dealt on behalf of the Comte from his premises in Rue du Faubourg, Saint Honore, Paris