It measures 6" long x 2" wide x 2 high. Marked for Lenox China and dates between 1896 and 1906. This antique porcelain nail buffer by Lenox features hand painted roses. The buffer and matching tray are beautifully painted with delicate pink and yellow roses set against a multi color background.
The buffer has a wonderful gold decorated leaf form embossed handle with coordinating embossed trim. The sprays of pink and yellow roses are nicely highlighted with pink, yellow and sky blue on a white background. The tray is decorated in a similar manner with large sprays of roses set against a mottled green, yellow and beige background. It is trimmed with a gold decorated embossed scroll like foot and gold rim. There is a small repainted chip on the tray's rim and light wear on the gold decoration and trim.
The original buffer cover is missing. Otherwise its in very good condition, free of additional chips, cracks, repairs and crazing. Marked CAC Ceramic Art Company, (founded 1889), LENOX.
This early mark was used between 1896 and 1906. A lovely addition to any collection! I do not mark merchandise values below their actual value or mark items as "Gifts". US and International governments prohibit such behavior. Items must be in original condition.
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The seller is "rose3691" and is located in Norristown, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.