Legras Cameo Glass & Enameled "Rubis" Jardiniere
Here's a beautiful Legras dresser box in their "Rubis" line. This lovely cameo glass box has a frosted chipped ice background, with intertwining leaves and berries going around the parameter of the box. The leaves and berries are cameo cut and etched, and enameled in a fine ruby color.
The original ad shows the same shape on the bottom row, second from the right, albeit a slightly larger size shown as a Jardiniere.
Examples of this exact Legras Mont Joye cameo work are shown in the following reference:
'Legras' by Marie Francoise, et all. Examples of this exact cameo work are shown on pages 168 and 232 - 235. Page 168 shows an original Legras Advertisement showing their "Rubis" line. Dimensions: 2" tall, 5" long Condition: Excellent, appropriate shelf wear on base Maker: Legras, France Vintage: c. 1900-1910
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