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    Posted 4 years ago

    martika
    (149 items)

    I bought this delightful pottery piece a month ago in a junk shop. It was covered in thick grime, it took me an hour to clean it after soaking, brushing most of the dirt off, finishing the cleaning with cotton wool tied around thin hairpin.
    The previous owner clearly cherished it, the trinket box has two restorations, the knob of the lid and one petal was glued back, it's pity he/she used a dark glue for the knob.
    I think it took a lot of work to make this piece, it seems to me every single flower was separately handmade. The piece has only the crown mark and the 'made in Italy' sign. It can't be really old, but I love it, in my eyes it has got a 'character'. Its diameter is 4.5''.
    If anybody has got a clue about the maker, I would really appreciate it.
    Thank you for stopping by and I wish to everybody a very MERRY CHRISTMAS !!!

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    Comments

    1. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 4 years ago
      Your lovely covered bowl is a Capodimonte Porcelain Trinket Bowl.
    2. Caperkid, 4 years ago
      Martika have a great holiday season and thanks for the posts looking forward to seeing more :)
      Roy
    3. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Merry Christmas martika!!!
    4. martika martika, 4 years ago
      Thank you Caperkid, Jscott0363 and Bonnie for your nice comments and everybody for stopping by!!!
      Bonnie - this was my first thought too, but the trinket bowl lacks the typical N mark.
    5. bijoucaillouvintage bijoucaillouvintage, 4 years ago
      Merry Christmas martika!
    6. racer4four racer4four, 4 years ago
      Gorgeous!
      Happy holiday Martika!
    7. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
      MERRY CHRISTMAS Martika!!
    8. martika martika, 4 years ago
      Thank you Bijoucaillouvintage and Karen!!! I wish to you all happy holidays too !!! :)))
    9. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 4 years ago
      A Capodimonte Wanna-Be..... :-))))
    10. martika martika, 4 years ago
      Might be ;) But pretty close :)))
    11. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 4 years ago
      What a fabulous trinket box! All that handwork, wow! Thanks for sharing this, martika, and happy holidays to you and yours. :)
    12. martika martika, 4 years ago
      Thank you Katherine, I wish same to you !!! :)

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