Mouse with baby and the top window shows a departing bat. All are delicately illustrated in fine detail. The opening clasp is in the form of a mouse. The rim is trimmed in an ornate metal band. The bottom of the shoe has hand scribed'Peint Main','Limoges' and'France' on it.
Note: The creation of the Limoges Porcelain Box is an arduous and time intensive process of creating a master mold, detail painting by hand of color and design, performing multiple firing and glazing processes upon the porcelain mold. For a final touch a metal hinge and clasp for opening and closing. Dimensions: Height- 2 7/8 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.