CENTURY HAND-PAINTED PORTRAIT OF 2 NUDE NYMPHES ON THE COVER LOOKING AFTER THEIR 2 CHILDREN WITH GOLD BANDED FLORAL FRAME EDGE. CENTURY PIECE HAS DIFFERENT HAND-PAINTED LANDSCAPE SCENES ON THE SIDES. A RECTANGULAR BOX W/GILT GOLD METAL FRAME / GOLD GILT INTERIOR WITH A LID THAT CLOSES PROPERLY. DEEP DARK PURPLE PAINTING OVER WHITE PORCELAIN WITH GOLD GILT METAL MOUNT.
Size3-2 ½ -1 ½ inches high. Conditionvery tiny flake on the inside top corner of the box lid, otherwise in excellent condition with no repairs or touchups.
FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTOR'S ESTATE. Check out my other items for sale. The item "ANTIQUE MEISSEN SNUFF/PILL/ JEWELRY PORCELAIN BOX/HAND PAINTED 1740-1750" is in sale since Monday, May 19, 2014.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Boxes". The seller is "sandstonelion" and is located in Saddle River, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.