Filbert Nut Scent Bottle
Item EE2: Made by McIntre & Co of Burslem, this is a small rare English figural antique porcelain scent bottle, realistically modeled to resemble a filbert nut. Screw on sterling cover assayed by "C.S. F.S.", date mark, lion and regional stamp. Circa 1890. Measures 1 1/2" long and is in excellent condition with no restorations or damages. The shading in the porcelain is excellent. These figural scent bottles are hard to come by in porcelain. The English registry mark is on the base.