A beautiful old French porcelain box with cavorting putti. One is wildly beating a tambourine while flailing about, as the others jam on a lute and fiddle. Around the side, other putti are roping off the area to prevent sneaky cherubim from getting in to the concert for free. This is a fun, well executed and colorful box, and a good sized one too, measuring 5 1/2 inches long, 3 1/2 inches deep, and about 2 1/2 inches tall. Suitable for your loose jewelry and assorted other items that require putti looking after them. Now, as for the notion of french Capodimonte: there was a revival in interest in Italian porcelain around the turn of the 20th century. The Capodimonte N with crown mark was never a protected trademark, and was used by numerous makers when they made Capodimonte inspired wares. Much of it was good, like this piece, and some, well, not so much.
Capodimonte Inspired French Porcelain Trinket Box With Putti C1920