19th Century French Brass and Champleve Decorative Dish on Beige Marble
This colorful marble and brass vide-poche was created in France, circa 1880. Standing on small feet with handle on both sides, the antique dish features beautiful, intricate cloisonné decor, and is mounted on a gleaming variegated beige marble plaque. The versatile and decorative dish is in excellent condition with bright and rich colors. Place this whimsical dish in a powder room to hold soap or hand towels, or place it in an entryway for loose change or car keys.
Cloisonné or champleve is an ancient technique for decorating metal or marble objects. In this technique, enamel, glass, or gemstones are separated by strips of flattened wire that are placed on a metal backing.
Measures: 11.75″ W x 5.5″ D.
|Dimensions||11.75" W x 5.5" D|
Late 19th Century