Flora, Scent Bottle | Suzanne Amendolara

Flora, Scent Bottle

1993
sterling silver and 24k gold;
smithed, fabricated,
hydraulic pressed, and dye formed
24 x 6 x 4 cm (9 x 3 x 2 in.)
Lent by the White House
gift of the artist
Photograph by John Bigelow Taylor

This metalsmith strives to create functional containers that project a sense of beauty, fantasy, and femininity. Intended for use on very special or romantic occasions, Flora, Scent Bottle captures the gesture and grace of plant life, a major source of inspiration for her work.

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Flora, Scent Bottle (Detail)

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