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Worldly Delights: Fine Jewels, Art, & Decorations

Tue, May 16, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 17

8 Porcelain Limoges Trinket Boxes & Figurine

Estimate: $300 - $600

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$0 $25
$300 $50
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$3,000 $200
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$1,000,000 $50,000
Limoges, France. Group of seven porcelain trinket or pill boxes and one figurine. All seven boxes are marked along the underside or interior. The figure riding an alligator is not marked. The boxes include: an umbrella stand with a removable umbrella; a dial phone; a Christmas tree; a Statue of Liberty; an urn sitting atop a wrapped box; a charbroil grill; and a suitcase with a removable paint pallet and a small metal easel or stand.

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

Height ranges from 2 in to 4 3/4 in; width ranges from 3/4 in to 5 in; depth ranges from 3/4 to 2 3/4 in.


All boxes latch and close. All boxes show signs of light wear throughout consistent with age and use. The umbrella has a large chip at the tip which is missing. The metal chain connecting the phone to the phone base has come detached.

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