Limoges Porcelain Decorative Japanese ZŌri Thonged Sandal Trinket Box Peint Main
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Limoges Porcelain Decorative Japanese ZŌri Thonged Sandal Trinket Box Peint Main:
LIMOGES French Porcelain DECORATIVE JAPANESE ZŌRI THONGED SANDAL Trinket Box Peint Main
This beautiful Limoges trinket box of a decorative Japanese Zōri sandal, is beautifully hand-painted: the sandal top is a light straw or wood color, featuring an intricate depiction of two women in traditional Japanese robes under a parasol carried by one of them, in turquoise, white, yellow, red, plum and gold leaf, all outlined in thin black lines, while the sides are painted in French blue.The top also features thong straps of light blue cloth, as well as a porcelain fan-shaped toe guard in red, with glitter and set with one clear crystal. The bottom of the box is unpainted white bisque, and contains the magic words: Peint Main Limoges France.Inside, on the bottom of the box is painted a simple single gold-leaf stem with leaves and two flowers.The handshake clasp snaps closed firmly and securely.
This box is pre-owned by only one person, and will be sold AS IS.It is inexcellent condition, as new. There are no chips, scratches, dents, wearto the design, or damage of any kind that I can see,EXCEPT that one side of the sandal strap, although perfectly positioned, is not affixed to the top of the sandal.It should be an easy matter to affix it with a dot of clear glue, but I have not done so.Pleasereview the photos for more details; they fairly represent its condition.Approximate measurements are 1⅞” long x 1¼” wide x ¾” high.
Limoges boxes are among the most desirable and sought-after collectibles today.Each box is crafted, hand-painted, and hinged entirely in Limoges, France.Fine French porcelain, similar to fine bone china, is semi-translucent.A Limoges box is not coarse but quite refined, elegant and ornate.Most boxes have a fine, smooth glaze – although some Limoges boxes are bisque (unglazed) or have a matte finish in whole or in part.Painted with elegant and fine brush strokes, displaying variations in colors, shades and highlights, the artwork portrays fine detailing in design.The ornate metalwork of each Limoges box is crafted, soldered and fitted by hand.To be authentic, each box must include the phrase “Peint Main” or “Peint a la main” and must also include “Limoges France.”
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