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Value of Limoges 3 handled urn(handles are gold leaf, urn is

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Value of Limoges 3 handled urn(handles are gold leaf , urn is blue with painted cherubs). On bottom is Limoges mark and " Elizabeth Gatton ' 09".
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Rarewares replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

Please add a photo of the urn and the marks on the bottom. (the photo you added was a black screen) You can do this by using the ADD FILES button towards the bottom right of your screen.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Unable to get photo. Please respond without the photo
Expert:  Rarewares replied 1 year ago.

This is an urn made in Limoges France and was likely one of a pair. These were sold as white blanks and painted by decorating studios and home artists. A decorating studio would have added a second printed mark. Your piece has a hand painted signature of a home artist (elizabeth Gatton) that helps date the piece to 1909. This urn/vase has a current value of $125.00 us dollars.

Expert:  Rarewares replied 1 year ago.

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