Offered for sale is a lovely mid 19th century Paris porcelain jewelry casket painted in an unusual purple ground and enameled in gilt impasto work. The hinged lid is decorated in a hand painted medallion featuring a romantic Watteau style courting scene.
The ormolu closure features a back hinge with a front clasp. The unmarked box is in excellent condition. It is a splendid shade of purple, which contrasts regally with the beautiful gilt enhancements.
Size: 2 ¾” Height by 6 ¼” Length by 5 ½” Depth.
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