London, South Kensington
28 October 2007
A GROUP OF FIVE FRENCH GILT-METAL MOUNTED PORCELAIN BOXES
Limoges, 20th century
Each with hinged cover decorated with floral sprays within gilt-heightened cartouches and with further scroll motifs, most marked to the undersides
The largest -- 4 in. (10 cm.) wide The smallest -- 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) wide (5)
A wedding gift from Mr and Mrs Cope, 15 July 1952.
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