Very well made and painted by hand. Glass copper enamel with overglaze design based on classic Chinese porcelain antiques. This Tea Pot box could be used to hold fluids, it does pour. It is a lovely decoration about 3 5/8" tall. Comes with gift box and oriental wood stand.
Hand painted glass enamel over copper. A miniature teapot, just 3" tall. A decoration, small box lid could be used for storage, but more likely just a lovely butterfly design for a bright decoration. Comes with gift box and wood Chinese stand.
Hand made and painted in China.
You see a tour de force of miniature paper toy construction. This is a miniaturized contruction of a larger Antique Paper toy theater set from Imagerie D'Epinal [thank you tarotgirl for posting sheet]. This is the Temptation of St. Anthony [ Tentation De Saint Antoine]. You see the Devil Theater, two layer backdrop with the Church. There is also a side piece overlayer of the fire breathing dragon setting the church on fire. There are 8 very tiny players mounted on wood bases to stand [two de ...click for details
Lovely little box. 2 1/4" long and 1 1/4tall. Has red silk lining. Hand made, inlayed abalone floral pattern and black laquer. Asian origin, a lot of hand work for a very small price. Wonderful collectible or gift.