This charming piece dates around 1900 and was made in Germany. The use of a "hand" holding the actual box is in keeping with the very popular "hand vases" of that period. As you can see, it has a fleshy tone next to the white of the cuff, while the box, has hand painted details in green, orange, and blue with a gilt knob at the top of the cover. This is such a good example of the Bavarian China trinket boxes of the time, which were used to hold just about everything from rings to things! It measures 4 1/2" by 3" and stands 3 1/2" in height, and is in really good condition.
A unique and unusual piece!
14 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List
An eclectic collection of antiques and collectibles from around the world!
Every item in the shop is reduced or on sale to make room for new inventory!