This is a 1890's Hand Painted Limoges France Porcelain Powder Box / Jar. It is marked " G D A " Factory trademark on the bottom for " Gerard, Dufraisseix & Abbot, Limoges, France. It is Powder Blue and has Forget me not Blue Flowers within Heart Medallions that have heavy gold beads with gold outlining around the heart shapes. It has 3 Garlands of Gold Encrusted raised leaves and joins up with the 3 Hearts. It is 2 1/4" Tall and measures 3 1/4" across the bottom. It measures 4 1/2" across the Top, it has a small chip on the inside lid under the rim that appears to be factory painted over. It measures 4 1/4" across the bottom part of the top opening and has 3 very small chips on the rim. Other than that it is in great condition.
Antique Sterling Silver, Jewelry, Napkin Rings, Victorian Objects