This is quite an extraordinary, *Limoges, France fine porcelain, antique, 3 piece Vanity / Dresser set, circa 1900-1920. Each fabulous piece is lavishly decorated and entirely hand-painted! Done in an exquisitely detailed, delicate floral design using a variety of dreamy, pastel shades of blue, pink, green, and yellow. The entire curvy edge of the fine porcelain tray, and also, the larger dresser jar lid, are both heavily gilded with gold trim. The intricate flowers - each painted lovingly by hand - appear to be tiny violets, and roses, amid leafy foliage, forming a winding border around each piece - on a light blue shaded background which softly fades to creamy, white. The smaller porcelain dresser jar is hand-painted with this Sweet design on the sides, as well as the lid! All pieces are then lightly finished with a semi-gloss overglaze. The large, oblong tray measures 11-1/2 inches X 7- 3/4 inches, and is marked with the "Gaston # 6" green, underglaze white-ware mark - Limoges France - used after 1891. The smaller jar measures 2 -3/4 inches across X 1-1/2 inches high, and is marked 'Germany'. The larger jar measures 3 -3/4 inches across X 2 -1/2 inches high, and is marked 'Nippon'. All pieces were obviously decorated by the same artist and, the smaller jar bears the artists' initials L.V.B. This set is in Excellent, antique condition, with no chips, cracks, or hairlines, and very little signs of paint wear to the decor! A truly delightful, and romantic set! This One-of-a Kind antique Dresser set would make a GreAt gift - and that 'Special Someone' is Guaranteed to LoVe it ..... OR perhaps you could even treat Yourself! ** A large number of Limoges porcelain blanks were imported and then decorated in the U.S. by professional decorating studios - usually marked with the studio stamp - though, many were also done by individual professional artists, Therefore, it is quite common to find pieces from a variety of porcelain factories combined in a hand-painted, matched set such as this one. The talented artist who painted this dresser set used different 'blanks' and hand-painted each one to create this Beautiful 'one-of-a-kind' matching set.
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