Antique French gilt vesta case, enamelled lady

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A very attractive and unusual French antique vesta case made from gilt metal with a hand painted porcelain plaque.

The porcelain plaque depicts a picture of an exotic lady and reads Alger, it has colourful decoration of plique a jour enamel in relief of moons, stars, circles and diamonds.

The box has a striker area to the front for striking a match, likely bought back from travels as a souvenir piece.

C1910's French make.

It has a spring hinged lid that holds it closed when travelling.

Condition:
Good used condition overall, some age commensurate wear, surface marks and scratches.

Approx measurements:
1.7" width
1.2" length
0.4" height / depth

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