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Item Description This is a lovely and RARE antique hand painted and tastefully gilded dual handled Strawberry or grape serving bowl made by G. Demartine and Cie Avenier Limoges. The Demartine factory was only in business during the late 1800s to the early 1900s, making their pieces highly collectible and scarce!. The company was also known as Avenir China. This bowl is in excellent condition with only minimal wear, and the beige to brown ground is decorated with colorful purple flowers on a thin green vine. The trim and handles are accented with heavy gold gilt. Please note the unique inward rolled rims, indicating this bowl was designed for small fruit such as grapes or Strawberries. This beauty is circa 1891 to approximately 1903. Marked - Limoges hand painted Avenir G. D. & C K Limoges hand painted Avenir. REFERENCE: Collectors encyclopedia of Limoges Porcelain, third edition.
Retail Value Estimate: $275-$325
Condition: minimal wear Weight: 14oz
Measurements (LxWxH): 12.5 inches x 4.75 inches x 3 inches
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Items from our recent Road Show Picker trip to an Estate near Columbus Ohio and Ed & Thelma Hartstein at Beech Farms in Troy Ohio.

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