Traditionally the 21st anniversary is celebrated by gifting items made from brass and so this would make a very special gift. A delightful and beautiful mid-century Lucite powder compact in super condition. The enchanting lid is decorated with exquisite guilloche engraving. At the outer edge a clear band of lacquered brass forms a contrast to the elaborately engraved lid. A central panel is covered with a clear Lucite dome which protects the most adorable Lucite floral arrangement. Four pale yellow leaves are neatly arranged around a peach coloured rose form flower. All this is set atop matte silver tin foil. In the 1950s British foil was made from tin and so this is also a suitable tin (10th) wedding anniversary gift. The compact absolutely gleams and great care has been taken to produce a luxurious vanity which will enchant and delight the recipient. The brass has a rich deep golden patina which will not tarnish. All clasps & hinges work perfectly. The mirror gives a clear & accurate reflection. The mirror bezel is gilded. The inner lid and base have beautiful guilloche engravings. This compact will make an ideal handbag mirror or addition to any collection of vanities. Measures almost 3" and weighs 86.3 grams.
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