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Limoges Boxes & Porcelain Figurines from France

Limoges porcelain boxes, easily held in the palm of one’s hand, is the epitome of miniature beauty, of craftsmanship par excellence. When admiring these miniatures, it may be difficult, in this day and age, to imagine the colorful history behind these highly collectible objects d’art. Remarkably, they were once objects of scorn – Louis XIV abhorred snuff – and desire – one German count possessed more than 700 of them.

To understand the origins of today’s Limoges porcelain box, one has to consider both the history of porcelain, to discover how Limoges, France became a world leader in producing fine porcelain, and the snuff boxes of the late 17th and 18th centuries, when many of the designs that continue to inspire designers today were first crafted by French factories.

Looking back, it is amazing to discover that very little has changed in the manufacturing of Limoges boxes in the 300 years since their introduction. The process continues to be done by hand and in miniature. Today’s Limoges boxes, however, serve a more decorative and collectible purpose. The art has been elevated to embrace wonderful whimsy in a variety of collections.

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Art Boxes

Easel monet - water lilies

Quick view Easel monet - water lilies $546.52  $420.40
H: 5.25" W: 2.75" L: 2.50"

Easel w/girl & seashore

Quick view Easel w/girl & seashore $389.09  $299.30
H: 3.00" W: 1.50" L: 1.75"
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Baby and Children

Blue baby carriage

Quick view Blue baby carriage $389.09  $299.30
H: 2.75" W: 1.75" L: 3.50"

Pacifier w/rabbits pink

Quick view Pacifier w/rabbits pink $280.41  $215.70
H: 2.75" W: 1.75" L: 2.75"

Flower fairy pink

Quick view Flower fairy pink $389.09  $299.30
H: 2.50" W: 1.75" L: 1.75"
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Cats
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Dogs

Black lab w/ball

Quick view Black lab w/ball $438.49  $337.30
H: 2.00" W: 1.75" L: 2.75"

Chihuahua on pink base

Quick view Chihuahua on pink base $312.52  $240.40
H: 2.00" W: 1.50" L: 2.00"

Yorkie on pink base

Quick view Yorkie on pink base $312.52  $240.40
H: 2.25" W: 2.00" L: 2.50"
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Fruits and Vegetables

Pumpkin w/seeds

Quick view Pumpkin w/seeds $280.41  $215.70
H: 3.00" W: 2.00" L: 2.00"

Peapod

Quick view Peapod $280.41  $215.70
H: 1.00" W: 1.00" L: 4.00"

Pineapple with slice

Quick view Pineapple with slice $280.80  $216.00
H: 2.50" W: 1.50" L: 1.50"
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Garden

Pink flower w/perfume bottle

Quick view Pink flower w/perfume bottle $354.51  $272.70
H: 2.00" W: 2.00" L: 2.00"

Mailbox wisteria yellow bird

Quick view Mailbox wisteria yellow bird $354.51  $272.70
H: 2.25" W: 2.00" L: 1.50"
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Hearts

Lady bug on heart

Quick view Lady bug on heart $312.52  $240.40
H: 1.50" W: 2.00" L: 1.75"

Heart-butterfly on gold base

Quick view Heart-butterfly on gold base $354.51  $272.70
H: 0.75" W: 2.00" L: 2.00"

Heart - gold rose

Quick view Heart - gold rose $280.41  $215.70
H: 1.00" W: 1.50" L: 1.50"
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Kitchen and Home

Christmas teapot with metal teaball

Quick view Christmas teapot with metal teaball $354.51  $272.70
H: 2.00" W: 1.25" L: 2.50"

Christmas teacup with teabag

Quick view Christmas teacup with teabag $354.51  $272.70
H: 1.50" W: 2.00" L: 2.00"

Christmas cracker w/candy cane

Quick view Christmas cracker w/candy cane $354.51  $272.70
H: 1.25" W: 0.75" L: 3.50"
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Ladies Accessories
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Music

Grand piano roses blue/gold

Quick view Grand piano roses blue/gold $438.49  $337.30
H: 2.25" W: 2.50" L: 3.50"

Mini piano

Quick view Mini piano $389.09  $299.30
H: 1.50" W: 1.50" L: 2.50"

Maplewood violin case w/violin

Quick view Maplewood violin case w/violin $438.49  $337.30
H: 0.75" W: 1.25" L: 3.00"
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Professional

CPA book

Quick view CPA book $312.52  $240.40
H: 1.00" W: 1.50" L: 2.50"

Sewing machine w/stand

Quick view Sewing machine w/stand $389.09  $299.30
H: 2.50" W: 1.50" L: 2.00"

Camera w/film & photo

Quick view Camera w/film & photo $438.49  $337.30
H: 2.00" W: 2.50" L: 2.50"
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Religious

Noah's ark

Quick view Noah's ark $438.49  $337.30
H: 2.50" W: 1.75" L: 2.75"

Dreidel - white

Quick view Dreidel - white $280.41  $215.70
H: 2.50" W: 1.00" L: 1.00"

Jerusalem scene dreidel

Quick view Jerusalem scene dreidel $389.09  $299.30
H: 2.50" W: 1.00" L: 1.00"
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Special Occasions
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Sports

Riding set w/hat/stick/boots

Quick view Riding set w/hat/stick/boots $492.83  $379.10
H: 3.00" W: 1.75" L: 2.75"

Soccer ball

Quick view Soccer ball $236.60  $182.00
H: 2.00" W: 1.50" L: 1.50"
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