A Very Fine Quality French Hand Decorated Ladies Jewellery Casket or Dresser Box of rectangular outline, mid to late Nineteenth Century, possibly by Samson Paris after Sevres.
The dome hinged lid with hand painted decoration of figures in Eighteenth Century dress seated in a landscape within a raised gilt surround. The sides with scroll gilding and a still life of flowers view, on a dark cobalt blue ground.
Condition: Good condition with no losses and nice patination to gilding. Gilding mounts are left untouched. This piece is marked, see image.
Width: 5" (12.5cm). Depth: 3.5" (9cm). Height: 2.75" (7cm).