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300. French Sevres Porcelain Hand Painted Jewlery Casket Ormolu Mounts 19th Century
A Very Fine Quality French Hand Decorated Ladies Jewlery Casket or Dresser Box of outstanding Museum Quality, and of square outline with all four inverted sides, 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, one couple dancing, the other playing music (no need for Social Distancing in those times) within a lavish raised and tooled gilt surround. Three sides with stunning miniature Landscape paintings within raised gold surrounds on a dark cobalt blue ground.
Condition: Good condition with no losses and nice patination to gilding. Gilt mounts are left untouched, original silk lining is a little worn. This piece is marked as shown.
Width: 4" (10.5cm). Depth: 4" (10.5cm). Height: 2" (5cm).
Location: Dublin City, Ireland.
Affordable fixed price Worldwide Store to door shipping.