Rhenish Stoneware Heart-Shaped Scent Bottle

A very charming piece of German stoneware—a heart-shaped, elaborately worked scent bottle with two large birds and a cherub’s head on both sides. On one side, above the head of a cherub, signed "D.B or DoB 28 B"

Manganese highlighting around the edge of the heart, and collection number written on top of opening. 

For a related, but later piece, cf. "Kataloge des Kunstgewerbemuseums Koln, Steinzeug,p. 408, fig 741.

Dealer Elliott & Grace Snyder
Date: 18th c.
Origin Westerwald, Germany
Measurements 2 3/4” h. x 2 1/2 w. 
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Website http://elliottandgracesnyder.com
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