Elegant Antique Black and Gold Tole Peinte Covered Chestnut Urn decorated with gilt design. Hand painted with great care in France, the flower garlands along the top have roses amongst the classic greenery and flowers. The elongated shaped toleware urn has a round base and gilt loop lion head ring handles, gilt finial, and the body of the urn is conical in shape. Signed Made in France on bottom.
This is such a charming accent piece, it is in very good age~appropriate condition with wear on one side, as shown, to the top lacquer layer, expected in pieces of this age. There is wear to the foot, and a darker area on the lid, as shown, a charming testament to its age. Perfect for display on your mantel, with a stack of antique French Books, on your sideboard, in your library, or anywhere you are looking for a decorative piece of history to make you smile each and every time you see it in your toleware collection. Measures 12~3/4"h x ~1/2.