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This item sold on September 18, 2012.

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Absolutely gorgeous antique Limoges porcelain dresser or trinket box. Made in France by the Coiffe porcelain factory, bearing their unique 7-point star mark used between 1891 and 1914.

Beautiful pink and purple floral transfers adorn the top and the sides of the base. They have been accented with white paint. The undulating curved shape and flowing gold scrolls are fabulous. This piece is stunning. Please zoom in on all the photos so that you can really see the detail.

This is a nice size, at 7 1/8" long, by 5 1/2" across at its widest point. It is about 3" tall with the cover in-place.

There are some teensy manufacturer's flaws, little bumps and bubbles, most noticeably inside. The inside of the base and the underside of the cover have some light discoloration (not visible when the cover is on). There is a chip on the inside of the rim of the cover, where it rests in the base; it is not at all visible from the top. There is a small spot on the base (1/4" by 3/8") where the glaze has worn away; this contains a small dark 1/4" line (inside gold curlicue all the way to the right in the fourth photo). There is minimal wear to the decoration. The flaws are minor and for the most part not visible when the dish is displayed with the cover on...I just mention them for accuracy. This is is very good condition, especially when you consider that it is a true antique.

I can't say enough about how beautiful this is...such French elegance. It would be a wonderful addition to your Limoges collection.

Please note that the rose garland mirrored tray in the last photograph is available in a separate listing.

Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or would like additional photographs.

Shipping quote is for continental 48 states, but I can provide quote for Alaska/Hawaii. Note that quote is based on shipping from NY to the West Coast; it may be less expensive if you live closer.

Local pick-up is always an option. Just contact me and we can work out the details for whatever works best for you.

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Antique Limoges Porcelain Dresser Box...Trinket Box...Coiffe Porcelain Factory...France...1891 - 1914


Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1910s
  • Materials: Porcelain, Gold Trim, White Paint, Floral Transfers
  • Only ships within United States.
  • Feedback: 171 reviews
  • Favorited by: 65 people