Created by ELDA CREATIONS a decorator of Limoges boxes, France. GILT GOLD Hand painted with VERY generous use of 24KT gold.
Antiqued brass bronzed filigree trim with FLEUR DE LIST clasp. Inside: Hand painted Scroll & Seal.
Hinge is snug & snaps closed perfectly. No chips, cracks or crazing.STAMPED Insignia on bottomA Crown Fit For A King Or Queen! This exquisite Limoges box features a ROYAL JEWELED CROWN hand-painted in 24K Gold and royal purple. Inside is a painting of a SCROLL with a SEAL. The Limoges is artfully and colorfully hand-painted with intricate designs in great detail with generous use of 24K GOLD.
The Limoges has been fired numerous times to achieve its brilliant colors. The box is adorned with intricate metalwork and ornate FLEUR DE LIS clasp. This Limoges porcelain box is meticulously crafted entirely in Limoges, France and bears the insignia of the artist.
PEINT MAINThe phrase "Peint Main"(hand-painted) or "Peint a la main" (painted by hand) is a necessary marking of any authentic hand-painted Limoges box, made in FRANCE. Artfully hand painted by premier artists using many of the same techniques that were used during their introduction in the 17th century featuring exquisite designs, superior workmanship, & ultimate attention to detail.
METALWORKThe ornate metalwork of the Limoges box is crafted, soldered and fitted by hand. The process for making the metal band, hinge & the clasp for ea. Limoges box is a lengthy & complicated process. Every time the porcelain top & bottom of the Limoges box are fired, the shape of each piece becomes varied. Therefore, the metalwork must be fitted individually to the top & bottom piece which is different from any other piece made in the same batch.INSIGNIA & MARKINGSEssential attributes of an authentic Limoges box is the insignia or back stamp. Most commonly found at the base, however the piece can be signed in the interior, or on the outer surface. Limoges boxes are made by various artists & workshops & can have various styles of signatures and/or back stamps. Boxes from the same artist or workshop may have a variety of insignia styles, as each artist hand-signs their piece. They can have both the stamp of the manufacturing artist as well as hand-signed lettering or initials. The insignia on every authentic Limoges box must include the phrase "Peint Main" or "Peint a la main" which means the Limoges box is painted by hand. The insignia can also include "Limoges France" which designates the region of manufacture. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Boxes, Jars & Tins". The seller is "strma_2470" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.