Antique French Limoges Enamel and Porcelain Patch Box with Miniature Portrait.
France, 19th century
This is a small antique French porcelain patch box featuring hand applied raised gilt decoration on a rich cobalt blue ground. The lid is adorned with a shimmering French Limoges enamel miniature portrait depicting an 18th century aristocratic lady surrounded by rocaille ornamentation.
This lovely French patch box is in very good condition. There is a small firing impurity on the inside of the porcelain box and the original mirror has age related loss. There is no damage to the enamel miniature portrait.
Measurements: Length 1 7/8 in. Width 1 3/8 in. Width including clasp and hinge 1 3/4 in. Height 7/8 in.
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