An exceptionally rare equestrian themed Stratton Scone without Inner Lid. The lid is silk, rendered to look like an oil painting. This gorgeous vanity does not have any loss of design or fading. Absolutely splendid! This is an ideal gift for a collector or as a 12th (silk) wedding anniversary gift, when only something unique will do. This remarkable compact mirror shows a couple riding splendid horses accompanied by fox hounds. The lid is like a little work of art. The scene is minutely executed even mud thrown up by the horses hoofs is shown. We have not seen this lid decoration before.
The most exciting rare mid-century vanity!
The compact is so appealing, especially as it comes with the original box, pouch, sifter and puff. The pouch has done a good job of protecting this very special antique vanity.
The puff is absolutely delightful! A thatched manor house is depicted smoke rising from the chimney. There aren't any traces of powder on the puff and sifter.
We have all seen the Stratton 'Scone' model which is fitted with an inner lid. However, this is another model of 'Scone' entirely, which was made without an inner lid. This model is rare and only documented in 1948. The 1948 'Scone without Inner Lid' model sometimes had lids made from silk.
From year to year we do not see this model come up for sale and then this beauty appears! We have never seen this lid decoration before. There isn't any loss of design or fading. The edge of the lid is lacquered brass with an engine turned design.
Lift the lid & you will see an excellent mirror which gives a clear and accurate reflection. The mirror bezel is signed STRATTON MADE IN ENGLAND. The powder well is gilded. The gilding is vibrant just like the day it was made. The base is decorated with a fine spiral. Measures 3 inches diameter and weighs 65 grams.
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