A charming vintage Limoge porcelain figural hinged trinket box in the shape of a banana.
The banana has wonderful realistic detail in the glaze complete with brown spots and a bit of green around the ends which are the last places to ripen.
The rim of the top and bottom are darkened gold metal with an embossed design, the clasp is a small bee.
It measures 3.25" in long, when open the diameter is .75".
Signed on the outside in the back in blue 'Limoge France, Peint main P.V.'
Excellent condition, no damage or visible wear, tight hinge, it opens and closes perfectly.
A delightful porcelain fruit trinket box made in France by Limoge. Check out the strawberry and plum for a really sweet set.
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