Dimensions of the box: diametre 4.7cm - thickness: 1.8cm.
It opens by a small key on the side, just like a tin of shoe polish.
Little round metal tin containing 10 colour buttons. The colours of the buttons are at random.
On the top, the box is covered with a round label is printed with a floral paper on a blue base, a re-edition of a fabric one printed at the Jouy Oberkampf Manufactory. The motif has been named Dampierre.
People automatically think about the printed red characters when evoking Toile de Jouy. However, the production at the manufactory was infinitely richer than that: the floral and geometric motifs printed at Jouy are estimated at over 30 000, whereas the character prints only number around 200 motifs.