outstanding Limoges box represents the BIRTH OF VENUS, based on the famous
BOTTICELLI painting commissioned by the Medici family of Florence in 1486.
Venus is portrayed coming out of a shell with her long hair flowing about.
Inside is a painted STAR. This
handsome Limoges box is artfully and colorfully hand-painted with great detail
and has been fired numerous times to achieve its brilliant colors. The box is
adorned with intricate metalwork and an SHELL clasp. This
Limoges porcelain box is meticulously crafted entirely in Limoges, France and
bears the insignia of the artist.
1/2 inches high and 1 1/2 inches in diameter