An Antique French Faience Box signed VP for Veuve Perrin painted in the petit feu technique with lovely colorful flowers with an exotic bird in shrubs with a long peak and with a swirling raised rococo molded shape that captures the light so it sparkles & an exquisite clam-shell pewter clasp in very good condition, as new... spot on left side front near rim is paint done by the artist. the ceramic pinkish-beige body intentionally shows through the white tin-glaze Measures 3" long x 1 7/8" wide x 1 1/4' high.. 18th century.. A French dealer said that Veuve Perrin metal mounts are "Gent" 950 sterling silver with 5% copper or other metals. When Veuve Perrin is signed in black VP. it is the earliest marking..
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