French silver mounted box. Venus & Cupid, c. 1890.
French porcelain box and cover, with silver mounts, c. 1900. The cover painted in Vienna style, with a mythological scene of Venus handing an arrow to Cupid; all on a light blue ground.
Both the cover and the base, mounted in silver scroll work.
Inscribed ‘Argent’ to the base.
Medium: Porcelain and silver
Height: 5.5 cm, 2 1/8”.
Width: 13 cm, 5 1/8”.
Depth: 9.5 cm, 3 3/4”.
Condition: Excellent. No damage. No restoration.