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Limoges China115 of 273Haviland Pattern - a mysteryRat Limoges candle plate
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    Posted 6 years ago

    vintagelamp
    (1022 items)

    Can anyone PLEASE tell me what this is ??? Initially I thought that it was a flower frog but then I, somehow, got the idea that perhaps it was meant to keep some type of food cold if ice were added. Any help will be greatly appreciated,

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    1. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 6 years ago
      Perhaps it held scented items and was used as a room freshener.

      http://antiques.about.com/od/researchingantiques/ig/Pottery-and-Porcelain-Marks/TVLimoges.htm

      "Updated December 02, 2015.
      Marks shown here are circa 1907-1919, with both a green rectangular underglaze T&V white ware mark and a red bell overglaze decorating mark. There are many variations of these marks. The oldest exporting mark spells out Tressemann & Vogt ca. 1880s-1891.

      Tressemann & Vogt was one of many factories doing business in Limoges, France at the turn of the last century. They produced many pieces of white ware that were decorated elsewhere and decorated porcelain as well. Some references show Tressemanes spelling vs. Tressemann. (References: Kovels' New Dictionary of Marks, Collector's Encyclopedia of Limoges Porcelain)"
    2. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 6 years ago
      Efesgirl, Thank you! Did not think about an air freshener! Thanks for the link!!!
    3. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 6 years ago
      Welcome!
    4. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      Love this. Who would want Ambi Pur?
    5. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 6 years ago
      racer, I had to look up Ambi Pur... I never heard of it...
      Thank you for the comment!
    6. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      beautiful!!!
    7. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 6 years ago
      SEAN68, Thank you! I loved the tie that you posted. I must have been half asleep and mistakenly hit "like" instead of "love." I changed it when I discovered my mistake.
    8. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 3 years ago
      i thought p0tpourri holder / air freshener too.

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