Porcelain and gold painted metal hinged egg shaped box with extensive painted designs. No identifying marks, excellent condition.
6" wide, 5" high with egg closed, 6.5" high with egg open.
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Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
An antique Rococo style glazed porcelain and gilt metal egg-form box
probably French, possibly 19th Century
The hinged lidded box painted with two seated figures on a white ground, signed indistinctly "Valdue" , opening to reveal a white ground with floral decoration. Gilt metal footed holder.
5 inches high (closed), 6-1/2 inches high (open); 6 inches wide
CONDITION: this appears to be in good condition
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