LIMOGES LAGIORETTE'S TITANIC CRUISE SHIP TRINKET BOX. 4 1/4. Long. HAND PAINTED
Produced in the workshops of Lagiorette. Located in the Limoges region of France. Four smoke stacks are standing tall above the excellent handcrafted/ handpainted Titanic vessel. On the sides with a red bottom. She rides on a dark blue ocean early in her voyage creating white caps in her wake. The lower part of the box is painted a dark blue. The box opening has an ornate metal trim with an anchor opening. Clasp and 2 hinges on the back. Positioned on the inside bottom of the open box is a painting of a lifesaver tube tied. Words'titanic' and'Liverpool' on the top and bottom of the lifesaver. Center of the lifesaver is a painting of. The titanic traveling along on her maiden voyage. Below the anchor clasp the word titanic is painted in gold. On the lower front of the box. Note: Authentic, French porcelain, Limoges miniature, hinged, boxes are highly collectable, gorgeously detailed, exquisitely hand painted works of art. Kaolin Clay is the secret ingredient of fine porcelain and was discovered in Limoges France and the rest is history. Dimensions: Length- 4 1/4 inch. Since 1764, Royals and elites from all over the World have treasured Limoges Porcelain Boxes as valued assets. Madame de Pompadour, Josephine Empress of France, Alexander Tsar of Russia are just a few of famous past Limoges collectors. Limoges Porcelain Boxes were formerly used as a vessel to send love letters & poems, engagement rings, baby teeth, snuff, and other distinctive items between lovers and friends. The creators of Limoges Boutique boxes have followed a Tradition of Eminence & Distinction for more. These Porcelain boxes are entirely made & ornamented by hand in the Heart of the Region. Limoges Porcelain boxes as a symbol of Love and respect are gifted for Birthdays, Engagements, birth of a Baby, Weddings, Holidays, and Anniversaries, as a way to express feelings toward family & people most deeply regarded. Limoges boxes are more than just Collectibles; they are a way to Express happiness and gratitude with a Distinctive French Touch.