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A rare Charles Gouyn (St James's Factory) bonbonniere

Provenance:
Otto and Magdalena Blohm Collection, sold Sotheby's London, July 4th 1960, lot 33

The Antique Porcelain Company, New York

Literature:
See Yvonne Hackenbroch, Chelsea and Other English Porcelsin, The Irwin Untermeyer Collection, plate 69, figure 216, for a similar bonbonniere

A rare Charles Gouyn (St James's Factory) bonbonniere, in the form of a young woman's head, she wearing a mob cap trimmed with a puce ribbon, her face with several black 'beauty spots', the gold mounted enamel hinged cover finely painted in colours with sprays of flowers and leaves to the interior and exterior, 2" high, circa 1752-55, no mark 



A rare Charles Gouyn (St James's Factory) bonbonniere