Decorative Egg box

Porcelain and gold painted metal hinged egg shaped box with extensive painted designs. No identifying marks, excellent condition.


6" wide, 5" high with egg closed, 6.5" high with egg open.

Acquired From:


Do you have a similar item and want to know how much it's worth?

Find out with a quick and affordable online appraisal from a Mearto specialist.

Mearto's online appraisal:


Mearto specialist

June 3, 2024
Fair Market Value:

Hi Carol, Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry. Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is: An antique Rococo style glazed porcelain and gilt metal egg-form box probably French, possibly 19th Century The hinged lidded box painted with two seated figures on a white ground, signed indistinctly "Valdue" , opening to reveal a white ground with floral decoration. Gilt metal footed holder. 5 inches high (closed), 6-1/2 inches high (open); 6 inches wide CONDITION: this appears to be in good condition PROVENANCE: inherited $300-500* *represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary. Please let us know if you have additional items to appraise, or questions/concerns, and thank you again for using Mearto. ~ Delia