This is an exquisitely beautiful & extremely rare solid silver minaudiere in excellent condition.
It was made c.1950 & is a high quality luxury item the whole vanity case being solid silver & hallmarked '800' silver in three places & the maker's mark '210 FI' - that of Renzo Cassetti. The lid, base & all sides have the most beautiful hand engraved flowers & foliage. Images one & two show the lid & image four is the base. This case is of such high quality & everything works perfectly including all clasps & hinges. Lift the lid to reveal a superb interior with an excellent beveled mirror which gives a perfect reflection. There is a powder well with an engraved lid. Another compartment is suitable as a card or paper money holder. The engraving on the money clip & inner lid match perfectly. The solid silver mirror bezel is hallmarked & it has a built in comb holder.
This solid silver Renzo Cassetti minaudiere / nécessaire measures 11 cm x almost 8.5 cm & weighs 367 grams.
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