Capodimonte Octagonal Hinged Box - Made in France -
Beautiful Capodimonte octagonal lidded or hinged porcelain box. This colorful piece has bas-relief Putti style figures in relief, and are hand painted in bright glazes with lots of gold accents. There are fruits, flowers,flower garlands, musical instrument and a torch. The box has a bronze hinged enclosure.
MARKED: France in black plus the blue crowned N of Capodimonte, as seen in photo. When the Capodimonte style became popular again in the 1920s, many European manufacturers made their own pieces and even used the Neapolitan mark on them, which they could do because no one owned the mark.
MEASURES: 5 1/2 X 5 1/2 inches square, 3 inches tall
Very good overall condition. No chips, cracks, or repairs found. Only some gold wear, due to age.
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