These small boxes were often carried by well-to-do ladies and gentlemen as a reflection of their status and power. The artisans went to great lengths to create these tiny masterpieces- using the most expensive materials and hand decorations to create the biggest impact.
The inside of this porcelain pot is guilded to prevent staining from the potent rouge colors of the day. The outside features two charming painted figures on the lid.
Dimensions: 1 1/2"w x 1 1/2" t x 1 1/2" d