Lucite floral Kigu Cherie heart shaped romantic gifts for her 1950s
Lucite floral Kigu Cherie heart shaped romantic gifts for her 1950s
Lucite floral Kigu Cherie heart shaped romantic gifts for her 1950s
Lucite floral Kigu Cherie heart shaped romantic gifts for her 1950s
Lucite floral Kigu Cherie heart shaped romantic gifts for her 1950s
Lucite floral Kigu Cherie heart shaped romantic gifts for her 1950s

Lucite floral Kigu Cherie heart shaped romantic gifts for her 1950s

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The Lucite flowers are set atop golden tin foil and so this makes an unusual and appropriate tin / 10th wedding anniversary gift.

This vintage compact is suitable for use with modern loose face powder or as a handbag mirror.

A gorgeous 1950s Lucite Kigu " Cherie " (58-Series) romantic heart shaped powder compact in excellent condition. The powder compact has luxurious engine turned lid and base with a gilt lacquered finish and so it will never need to be cleaned. It was traditional to give these compacts to girlfriends & wives as a love token. They are the classic heart shaped novelty compact seen in so many compact books. The unique shape of the Kigu 'Cherie' not only looks like a heart shape but also the name inscribed on the mirror bezel 'Cherie' means darling / beloved in French. The original puff & sifter are present which means that this compact may still be used with loose face powder. The most exquisite vintage Kigu " Cherie " compact mirror complete with a velvet drawstring pouch, puff and sifter. 

The front has the most beautiful engine turned design with a Lucite dome housing two reverse carved Lucite roses and six golden Lucite leaves - all beautiful and set atop a foil background. The lid opens to reveal an excellent mirror surrounded by a gold tone bezel. The inner lid is what you would expect from a compact maker with the "goldsmith's tradition" - ornate & beautiful. It is signed " KIGU " within the Kigu triangular trademark. The Kigu registered sliding catch ensures that nails will not get broken when opening the inner lid. All clasps and hinges work perfectly.

Measures: 3 1/8 " X 3" and weighs 84.4 grams.

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