This item is a low porcelain bowl with hand painted violets around the entire exterior bottom marked, "T&V in a rectangle with "Limoges, France, Depose" below it and the artist's initials "M A M". The full exterior of the bowl is decorated with deep purple violets with shaded green stems and green leaves around the lower edge. The interior rim has an unworn gold band and the balance of the inside has a faint gold wash. The small low bowl has no wear or damage of any type. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or to make an offer.