About Authentic Bear Limoges Box Figurines
The 18th Century is characterized by its passion for these little limoges boxes. They became so fashionable that one may speak of the 18th century as the "Art of the Limoges Boxes." As with fans, canes or swords, a beautiful snuff limoges boxes was part of the necessary elements of an elegant garment or attire. And this was true even if you were not snuffing from you limoges boxes.
The 18th century passion for those little limoges boxes has its origin in the multiple and diversified needs of a refined and sophisticated society (elite). Snuffing had become such a passion at the time that if one would have to characterize/illustrate just by a gesture for this society , it would be snuffing. To snuff one needs to take between the thumb and index finger a snuff of tobacco and then inhale. Mostly aristocratic men as well women were using snuff limoges boxes.
Limoges Boutique has the Largest selection of hand Painted Limoges Boxes from the Best ateliers in Limoges France in stock and available for immediate delivery. We have hand painted Limoges Boxes and we are involved directly in the process of fabrication of every model we carry, we decide on shapes, models, decors, goodies making our collection Exclusive and Unique. We also carry the Limited editions of other ateliers like PV, Renaissance Guild many others ateliers.
Teddy Bear Limoges Boxes Limited Edition Numbered increase in value when they retired. Prestigious department stores, upscale jewelry shoppes, Antiques galleries or fine Gifts shops carry only Limited Edition Numbered, the only Limoges boxes which increase in value. Wherever you shop for Limoges boxes always ask for the Limited Edition Numbered, they are the real Limoges collectors pieces. All our Limoges boxes come with Certificate of Authenticity and in individual Gift box.