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Magnolia Porcelain Casket

Continental/French.  c.1880/1900.  

Dimensions: 11cm x 8cm x height: 7cm. Price: SOLD

 

This is a gorgeous and elegant jewel box, which is a jewel of a piece in itself.  It has 5 beautifully decorated porcelain panels, mounted into a gilt frame.  Each panel is bordered by enamel 'pearls'. The interior is original and of a padded oyster silk. Each panel depicts magnolia flowers and buds with nectar-seeking insect. Finely painted on a ground of celestial blue.

 

(Reference: 645).

 

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