Antique French pate sur pate porcelain footed box.

Made Limoges, in the best Sevres style, early 20th century.

Measures 2 1/2 inches in diameter and 2 inches high.

Box stands are 3 curving legs, shaped like dolphins, richly gilded.

The colour scheme of the box is gold and white - white ground with delicate gold patterns and wider gilded borders to rims.

In the center of the lid is a round reserve, encircled with raised 'jeweled' or beaded gold orbs, encircling a soft green-grey ground with a pate sur pate miniature portrait of a woman seen in profile.

Porcelain and decoration are of very good quality.

Marked under the box with an N in a roped circular border with Limoges France in the circle.

Handwritten underneath in red is N or V.


The lid has a hand engraved mark that is very difficult to see, let alone photograph.

It looks likeJalers or Jalen Limoges, but the first letter could be an F.

Very good condition.

No chips/cracks/restorations.


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