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Item:323647662179French Signed Miniature, Guilloche Powder Box. Antique 19th century French gilt bronze or brass with glass bowl box / casket. Splendid Antique French Piece! The lid houses a large salmon pink guilloche enameled and gilt frame..... Framing a central miniature portrait. the portrait is of high quality or artistry than most miniature portraits you find on a vanity powder jar. This is a find with its flawless guilloche. The portrait is hand painted, depicting a beautiful Lady with so much details ... Notice : The details in the fantastic hat she is wearing, the white powdered hair. The detailed lace on the dress. The flowered garland and her lovely hand. All painted with bright vivid colors and small tiny brushstrokes then housed under glass and signed by the artist. The lid opens to reveal a clear cut glass bowl interior. The base of the bowl is finished off with cuts on the bottom (outside) and cut swallow panels around the top of the bowl. Box, including the widest width is approx. 7 inches . and 3" in height. The top frame is 6 inches wide and the portrait is 3" in diameter. The inside of the lid is gilt and signed France in the standard print imprinted in the metal. The hinge is strong and does not wiggle. The glass is clean. No chips or cracks. This box is heavy weighing 2 1/4 lbs. This is a special powder box and would make a nice gift for someone. It would also make a nice looking picture frame, if you decide to take it off the glass and hang it on the wall with your other miniatures....Its a keeper. This box will be double boxed for a safe trip with plenty of packing material. Splendid Antique French Miniature Portrait Powder Jar Guilloche Bronze Frame Track Page Views With Auctiva's FREE Counter
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