Gilt bronze jewellery box with Limoges portrait of a lady

£595

A rare gilt bronze and enamel jewellery box with Limoges portrait of a lady circa 1890

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Product Description

This is a magnificent and rare gilt bronze and enamel jewellery box made in France by Limoges circa 1890.

This is a stunning rectangular box with canted corners.

The lid has a dark green enamel border and the centre is adorned with a Limoges enamel portrait of a young lady wearing a rimmed hat.

The quality of the enamel is superb and it is signed by the artist (near the shoulder).

The oval enamel plaque is framed within a band of twisted rope design and a textured background with four stylised motifs in each corner.

The sides of the box are decorated with interwoven bands.

The inside of the box is lined with cream moire silk.

Additional information

Condition

Excellent, no damage or repairs, just normal surface wear commensurate with age.

Weight

172 grams

Length

9cm/3.5 inches

Width

7cm/2.75 inches

Depth

3.9cm/1.5 inches