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High Quality Antique French Dore Casket with Limoges Miniatures


Code: 11447


W: 38cm (15")H: 10cm (3.9")D: 10cm (3.9")

High Quality Large Antique French Dore Bronze Casket with Perfect Enamel Limoges Plaques and Fancy Original Key.

The Lid is Decorated with Two Fine Limoges Miniature Portraits.

The Original Interior is Beautifully Preserved.

High Quality.

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.