This is a beautiful and unusual Antique Hand Painted Porcelain "Potpouri" Container or Box, Made in France during the 1890's, and retains a "Sevres" Mark on the bottom.
There is an oval hand painted Genre scene on the top cover, depicting 2 women in a walled Garden, feeding chickens and winding flax or wool on a hand winder. The reticulations are also decorated with bands of hand painted Roses, and bands of blue with gold dots...gilding along the bands and bases.
The inside of the lid and the inside of the bottom of the box also are hand painted with floral bouquets.
A wonderful and rare piece for your collection of porcelain......