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Limoges Enamel Box

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Key Features

  • This elegant Limoges jewel box is enveloped in exquisite enamel artistry
  • Hand-painted pastoral landscapes adorn each side of the enchanting casket
  • Limoges boxes are highly sought after for their striking translucency and durability
  • This dramatic box is an exceptional example of these beloved items

Item Details

  • Width:
    8 5/8 Inches
  • Height:
    4 3/8 Inches
  • Depth:
    7 Inches
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This remarkable casket by Limoges is an exquisite example of the artistry for which this storied firm is so admired. Intricate enamel scenes of pastoral landscapes and a loving couple, each hand-painted onto copper are set within an elegant bronze ormolu frame, while a padded, velvet-lined interior protects one's most precious treasures. Crafted in the luxurious Rococo style, this casket is both signed by the artist and inscribed "a la Marquise de Sévigné," a dedication to Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, a celebrated French aristocrat, most remembered for her letter-writing.

Signed "Gamet" and marked "France" on underside

Circa 1880

8 5/8" wide x 7" deep x 4 3/8" high

Limoges has been one of Europe's largest centers of "fire arts" - porcelain, enamel and glass - since the 12th century. Enamel being the oldest of these crafts, it was first introduced to the city thanks to its position as a stopping place for pilgrims en route to Spain. After enjoying immense popularity during the Renaissance, Limoges enamels again achieved considerable popularity at the end of the 19th century, a reputation that lasted through the Art Deco movement. This beautiful box exhibits the exceptional artistry achieved by this world-renowned company. Such works are rarely seen and highly prized among collectors.

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