A rare porcelain patch / snuff / pill / tabacco box made in the Art Nouveau period by KPM around 1900. The top of the lid has a hand painted portrait of a girl / young lady on it surrounded by a nice gold trim on a raised design to the paste itself. The bottom as well as the front, back and both sides have some superb flowers in the Weichmalerei style using softer colors hand painted on them as well as some more superb gold trim. The flowers are truly stunning on this piece! The inside lid and bottom of the box have a fancy gilding design to it.
The box is marked on the inside back with the under glaze blue scepter as shown. The metal mounts are probably brass/bronze with a nice design to it.The box is in superb condition with some wear to the gilding of the underside and a glaze line to the inside lid which does not touch the sides nor does it go through to the top! It is 3.625 inches wide, 1.875 inches tall and 2.25 inches deep. A nice looking piece that has a nice size to it! German Germany 19thC 20thC 19th century 20th century. If you like my goodies have a look at my other auctions for a lot more top maker pieces like Vienna , Sevres and so on. Photos are part of the description - if you need others just let me know exactly what you are looking for and I'll take care of it speedily! Please do not send me questions on items other than my own! The item "Antique KPM Berlin Art Nouveau Porcelain Weichmalerei Pill Box Porzellan Dose" is in sale since Sunday, October 7, 2018. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\KPM".
The seller is "kpmisbetter" and is located in Sparta, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.