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French Dresser Box with Hand Painted Miniature Portrait c.1890

Ref: LA41102

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Description

This listing is for a french gilt dresser box dating from around 1880/1890 with a hand painted miniature portrait on ivory of madame de montesson, mistress to Louis Phillipe d'orleans, duke of orleans. she was born in 1738 and died in 1806. The miniature is set behind glass in a raised bezel and is signed bottom right. The kidney shaped box has applied gilded raised mouldings to the lid which has a dimpled surface with a twisted rope like design to the outer edge of the lid. Around the base is a continuous design of greek urns linked by swags and garlands. The interior is lined in a green velvet.

The miniature remains flat and has no splits or damage to the ivory although there appears to be a light blue stained area around the outer edge of the painting. the miniature painting although very small it is painted with good fine detail and is signed on the bottom right.


Measurements

The size of the miniature is 34mm in diameter.

The size of the casket is 110mm wide x 77mm deep and 33mm high.

Declaration

Celia Rose Antiques has clarified that the French dresser box with hand painted miniature portrait (LA41102) is antique and it's date/period of manufacture is 1890.

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This item is located in West Sussex, United Kingdom. This dealer is located in United Kingdom

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