A High Quality Antique French Dore Bronze Box Decorated with a Fine Enamel Limoges Miniature of a Lady.
The Quality of this Miniature is Fine and of the Highest Quality.
You Can See Every Detail of her Dress, Flower Earrings and Red and Green Headband.
The Limoges Miniature is Surrounded on Either Side by Dore Bronze Doves on Branches.
The Main Body is Finely Chiselled with Dore Bronze Figures.
The Original Interior is in Velvet.
The Second Half of the 19th Century was the Golden Age of Limoges Porcelain.
The Factories were on the Cutting Edge of Technical Expertise that Allowed them to Secure their Reputation for Around Fifty Years.
The Managers of these Factories Asserted their Personalities and Tastes and Regularly Called on the Expertise of Famous Artists who Came, for the Most Part, from Paris.
In Addition, the Universal Expositions Proved to be Advantageous for them, Allowing them to Gain Quick and Widespread Notoriety.
Bibliography : C. Meslin-Perrier, Limoges, deux siecles de porcelaine, Paris, ed. de l'Amateur, 2002.
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