Exquisite antique 19th century French enamel and gold gilt jeweled patch or snuff box. Featuring a pale pink ground decorated throughout with gilt stars. The lid having a charming garland of colorful flowers with applied dots or jewels and gilt accents. The craftsmanship is superb, a testament to the skilled hand of the enamelist as such colors and fine detail are difficult to achieve in the art of kiln fired enameling, likely enamel atop copper or similar metal. Having hinged ormolu metal mounts, the lid opening to reveal a gilded interior. In very good to excellent condition with no chips or cracks to the enamel. Measures 1 3/8" diameter x 3/4" tall.
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Item ID: MP-1032
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