This enchanting silver plated compact was made in 1925. It is the epitome of Art Nouveau in the shape of a compact duo! This beautifully made powder compact & rouge is in excellent condition.The lid design on this model signaled the end of the Rowland-Smith Fairy themed compact case for Djer Kiss (pronounced "dear kiss") who were moving from Art Nouveau to the more en vogue Art Deco. It is a highly collectible antique compact rouge. The romantic nature of the antique vanity ensures it is in great demand. Superbly well made as you can feel by its weight - an exquisite antique compact! The famous sight of the lid hardly needs any introduction - two fairies kissing surrounded by gorgeous Art Nouveau flowers. The area just above the thumb catch is signed "Djer Kiss". The compact has two mirrors. The first opens on a hinge to reveal another mirror for the application of rouge. The mirror for the rouge compartment is a magnifying mirror & the mirror for the face powder compartment is a standard mirror. Both mirror have age related marks and are blackened.
The base is just as appealing having a hammered central circular design, surrounded by radians, giving the appearance resembling a sunflower. Measures 2" X 2" & weighs 54.1 grams.
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