Rare Signed Gerard Ribierre G. With Ladybug and Cello or Bass Viola Violin - and hidden musical notes inside the hinged box. Authentic - Genuine - Original - Vintage. SIGNATURE IN SCRIPT ON THE BACK. Fabriquee et decoree main (in English means handcrafted and decorated).Ribierre Fabriquee et decoree main Limoges, France G. It measures about 2.75" tall x 2.75" wide x 2.5 deep. From the Limoges region in France, where very little has changed in the manufacture of these miniature works of art in 300 years. A fine, vintage, French, Limoges porcelain, hinged, covered trinket box. Fresh from an estate, comes this very charming box. It is shaped as a ladybug or gentleman bug? In hat and tux, standing on top of a lily pad playing a cello or bass stringed instrument. Decorated with a purple flower and green leaves, it opens to reveal musical notes inside. It has bronze fittings with a violin for the latch. This is a high quality, hand painted French box & not a cheap knockoff. It is in excellent condition with no cracks, scratches or chips. Genuine and authentic, this is high quality, hand painted vintage collectible - you are not spending, you are investing. It is signed in black on the bottom Porcelaine G. Ribierre Fabriquee et decorre main Limoges France GR. I will answer to the best of my ability.
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