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ANTIQUE 19TH C SEVRES FRENCH HAND PAINTED GILDED PORCELAIN & BRONZE BOX SIGNED

ANTIQUE 19TH C SEVRES FRENCH HAND PAINTED GILDED PORCELAIN & BRONZE BOX SIGNED
ANTIQUE 19TH C SEVRES FRENCH HAND PAINTED GILDED PORCELAIN & BRONZE BOX SIGNED

ANTIQUE 19TH C SEVRES FRENCH HAND PAINTED GILDED PORCELAIN & BRONZE BOX SIGNED
Auctiva's FREE Scrolling Gallery will enhance your listings. ANTIQUE 19TH C SEVRES FRENCH HAND PAINTED GILDED PORCELAIN & BRONZE BOX SIGNED. DATING TO THE 19TH CENTURY THIS IS A RARE EXAMPLE OF A FRENCH SEVRES PORCELAIN BOX. MEASURING APPROX 6.25 INCHES WIDE, 5.75 INCHES DEEP AND 3.75 INCHES TALL. DECORATED WITH HAND PAINTED PANELS, THE TOP SHOWS A COURTING SCENE SIGNED'LUCE'(PHOTO24) A KNOWN ARTIST AT SEVRES IN THE LATE 19TH CENTURY. TO THE SIDES AND FRONT ARE SMALLER RURAL SCENES. PROFUSELY DECORATED WITH EXQUISITE GILDING, THE MAIN BODY IS A DEEP COBALT BLUE.

THE MOUNTS ARE BRONZE WITH GOOD HINGES AND A WORKING CLASP TO THE FRONT. THE INSIDE IS DECORATED WITH SPRAYS OF FLOWERS TO THE INSIDE OF THE LID AND ALSO TO THE INSIDE OF THE BASE. (SOME MINOR CRAZING TO THE INTERIOR AND A SLIGHTLY CREAMIER COLOUR). AN EARLIER SEVRES MARK IN GOLD TO THE BASE AS SHOWN. WITH NO SERIOUS ISSUES BOTH THE GILDING AND THE PAINTED PANELS ARE IN LOVELY CONDITION AND ARE OF THE HIGHEST QUALITY.

THE BASE HAS SOME SLIGHT WEAR IN PLACES THIS BEING AGE RELATED. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ASK ANY QUESTIONS. THANK YOU FOR LOOKING AND GOOD LUCK. Show off your items with Auctiva's Listing Templates. The item "ANTIQUE 19TH C SEVRES FRENCH HAND PAINTED GILDED PORCELAIN & BRONZE BOX SIGNED" is in sale since Monday, November 23, 2015.

This item is in the category "Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Porcelain/ China\Sevres". The seller is "ray54188" and is located in Glasgow. This item can be shipped worldwide.
ANTIQUE 19TH C SEVRES FRENCH HAND PAINTED GILDED PORCELAIN & BRONZE BOX SIGNED