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Antique Capodimonte Porcelain Jewel Casket

Antique Capodimonte Porcelain Jewel Casket

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Ceramics: Italian: Porcelain: Pre 1900: Item # 1071436

Please refer to our stock # F241 when inquiring.
Judith Ravnitzky
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This porcelain casket was produced in Italy in the late 19th century by Capodimonte. It measures 11 1/2 inches long, 7 inches wide and 4 1/4 inches high. It has a gilt metal frame with hinges and a latch to close it. The porcelain is molded with high relief scenes and ornamentation. Greek gods, nude figures, cherubs and animals cover the surface. It even has dolphins. They are done in bright, colorful enamels. The casket is profusely gilded. It is in excellent condition.