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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
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Baby and Children

Flower fairy pink

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

Alice in wonderland

Quick view Alice in wonderland $354.51  $272.70
H: 4.00" W: 1.50" L: 1.50"

Pinocchio

Quick view Pinocchio $354.51  $286.00
H: 2.75" W: 1.75" L: 1.75"
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Cats

Pink armchair w/two cats

Quick view Pink armchair w/two cats $354.51  $272.70
H: 2.50" W: 1.25" L: 1.50"

Cat w/milk

Quick view Cat w/milk $460.72  $354.40
H: 2.00" W: 1.50" L: 2.25"
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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"

CHERRY W/BRASS STEM

Quick view CHERRY W/BRASS STEM $280.80  $216.00
H: 2.00" W: 1.00" L: 1.00"
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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"

Pansy - purple & yellow

Quick view Pansy - purple & yellow $460.72  $354.40
H: 1.75" W: 1.75" L: 2.75"
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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 blue flower w/lady bug

Quick view Heart blue flower w/lady bug $438.49  $337.30
H: 1.50" W: 2.00" L: 1.75"

SMALL PINK HEART W/HEART

Quick view SMALL PINK HEART W/HEART $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"

Teapot flowers and maroon scales

Quick view Teapot flowers and maroon scales $354.51  $272.70
H: 2.00" W: 1.25" L: 2.75"
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Ladies Accessories
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Music

LARGE HARP

Quick view LARGE HARP $276.12  $212.40
H: 4.00" W: 1.75" L: 2.25"

VIOLIN IN BROWN CASE

Quick view VIOLIN IN BROWN CASE $323.05  $248.50
H: 1.00" W: 1.50" L: 4.00"

LARGE BROWN PIANO

Quick view LARGE BROWN PIANO $323.05  $248.50
H: 2.25" W: 3.75" L: 2.25"
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Professional

CPA book

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

Typewriter

Quick view Typewriter $280.80  $216.00
H: 1.50" W: 2.25" L: 2.00"

PUMP JACK

Quick view PUMP JACK $438.49  $337.30
H: 3.50" W: 1.75" L: 2.75"
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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"

Mary

Quick view Mary $312.52  $240.40
H: 3.50" W: 1.25" L: 2.00"
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Special Occasions

Bunnies with eggs

Quick view Bunnies with eggs $354.51  $272.70
H: 2.50" W: 2.00" L: 3.00"

Yellow picnic basket w/handle

Quick view Yellow picnic basket w/handle $312.52  $240.40
H: 2.00" W: 1.25" L: 2.50"
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Sports

EQUESTRIAN OUTFIT W/SADDLE

Quick view EQUESTRIAN OUTFIT W/SADDLE $460.72  $354.40
H: 3.50" W: 2.00" L: 2.25"

CAMP TRUNK

Quick view CAMP TRUNK $438.49  $337.30
H: 1.50" W: 2.00" L: 2.75"

Shotgun Shell With Hunting License

Quick view Shotgun Shell With Hunting License $272.70
H: 1.00" W: 1.00" L: 3.50"
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