Mother of pearl vanity set - anniversary gifts for her
Vintage vanity sets
This vintage powder compact is suitable for use with modern loose face powder or as a handbag mirror.
It is not often you find cased sets from the 1950s completely unused. The lid is decorated with immaculate mother of pearl & in relief is a person pulling a rickshaw - the occupant is shielding themselves from the sun with a parasol. The whole set is protected with a layer of lacquer which means it will never tarnish or need to be cleaned. The gilt border surrounding the mother of pearl decoration is engraved with scrolls. All clasps & hinges work perfectly. The beveled mirror is excellent & gives a perfect reflection. The compact comes with the original pink puff which has the appearance of watered silk & the velour edged sifter. The powder well & the accessories have an all gilt jeweller's / jeweler's finish. The base is smooth gold tone. This compact measures 7.3 cm . The lipstick holder will hold lipstick tubes measuring 12 mm. The lipstick holder still works perfectly. The lipstick holder measures 5.5 cm.
The original presentation case is in superb condition. The case is decorated with a synthetic cover made to look like snake skin. The interior is lined with white silk. The interior base is lined with crimson velvet.
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