Rare Celluloid Powder Compact 1950s
A rare Celluloid powder compact in quite good condition. The lid is decorated with the delightful scene shown in the 1743 painting by Nicolas Lancret which is titled The Music Lesson and is also one of the most popular images to be used on compact cases. The original hangs in The Louvre. There are a few signs of wear on the compact all are shown in the photos but it is a rare opportunity to acquire this rare novelty compact. All clasps & hinges work perfectly as does the mirror wiping mechanism. Measures: 3 1/4" X 2 1/2 " & weighs 71.4 grams.
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