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Worldly Delights: Fine Jewels, Art, & Decorations

Tue, May 16, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 15

6 Porcelain Limoges Trinket Boxes

Estimate: $300 - $600

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$300 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$1,000,000 $50,000

Limoges, France. Group of six porcelain pill or trinket boxes, each marked along the underside or interior. One in the form of a jazz record sleeve with a small removable silver record disc in the interior; one in the shape of a hand of playing cards; one in the shape of a blue bag; one in the shape of a box of chocolate truffles with four removable porcelain truffles; one cylindrical box; one heart shaped box.

Provenance: Property from the distinguished collection of Mr. James Lee Soffer, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Height ranges from 1/2 in to 2 in; width ranges from 2 in to 2 1/4 in; depth ranges from 2 in to 3 in. 


Light wear to all boxes. The box shaped like a bag does not clasp shut. The heart-shaped box has a large network of cracks along the front with small losses. The cracks spiderwebs out in four directions that run the length of the front. The box does not clasp shut.

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