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Limoges France ROCHARD Hand Painted Small Trinket Box Old Camera with Bellows

  • $ 157.77

Description: A beautiful small hand painted porcelain trinket box from Limoges France. The box, which is in the shape of an old camera with bellows, has hinged lid with the hinge equipped with a flattened center to serve as a stopper to for the box's lid when opened. The lid represents the camera itself with the base being the bottom of the box. The camera has a brown body with black bellows and a black lens having a white front. The camera also has silver highlights throughout as well as the bottom portion of the box. This very interesting box has a hinged lid. Both top and bottom of the box are fitted with black colored metal tops at the edges fitted a hinge on the back and a locking round thumb piece attached to the front of the top portion. The box has a rectangular bottom that is white. The bottom has the name of the maker of the box written in beautiful black cursive calligraphy and has a circular green mark indicating that the piece is from Limoges France. The inside of the box is white and undecorated. This is a very nice piece from Limoges France to add to your collection of small trinket boxes. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description.

Date: Uncertain, but most likely sometime in the 1970s or 1980s, possibly earlier.

Origin: Made in Limoges, France.

Size: The box is ~1 1/2" by ~1 1/4" at the base and is ~2 3/4" high to the top of the silver top at the back of the camera. This box weighs slightly over 2 ounces.

Maker: Rochard of Limoges, France.

Marks: Marked on the bottom of the inside of the box in beautiful black cursive calligraphy "Hand Painted Rochard" and a green circular mark which says LIMOGES FRANCE surrounding interlocking letters that appear to be SLC.

Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: A beautiful vintage piece which would make a great addition to any collection or can be used as a great gift.

Condition: The box is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, repairs or crazing. The box is clean and the lid closes well and tightly. A great piece to add to your collection. Please see photos for additional condition information and to appreciate the beauty of this box.

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