Rare Antique French Powder Box


This is such a wonderful French antique compact. The subject matter makes the compact highly collectible - Cupid stands in a gorgeous wood having just fired the arrow. Such a charming & romantic gift this would make! We have made no attempt to clean the antique vanity - so glorious is the deep dark patina it has acquired over the last 100 years. More antique and vintage compact mirrors.

It is very gorgeous and a joy to hold. The lid is finely engraved with great attention to detail. Around the edge of the lid is a flower, foliage & at the bottom a shield. The sides & base are decorated with a guilloche pattern. The base is signed 'ARTES'. All clasps & hinges work perfectly. The mirror gives a good reflection - lots of very subtle ages spots that just add to charm of this beauty.  Measures just over 1 1/2" diameter.

We want you to be happy with your purchases and so we offer a full money back guarantee (less shipping costs). See our return policies for details.

Buy three or more listings, you will get a 10% discount on your entire order, applied automatically at the checkout.

Delivery aims:  


UK - next working day delivery when purchased before 11 am.
Europe - approximately three -  five working days.
USA, Australia, New Zealand, Canada & the rest of the world approximately 5 - 10 working days or less.

Free luxury gift box & handmade gift tag as standard with your order.

International expedited shipping is available at cost. This takes approximately four working days. Please contact us for details. 

Have you considered layaway? With a small deposit you will secure the item until you are ready to pay in full.

We also provide a free personal shopper service. If you are too busy to browse let us know your requirements and price range and we will personally select the finest variety of our stock to suit your specifications.

Each purchase will be shipped in a beautifully decorated gift box - If you would like us to print a message for your gift tag just ask.

As experienced gold, silver and vanities specialists we are uniquely placed to give you the history of your purchase. Each piece is shipped with a lavishly illustrated history.

Alternatively you may pay by bank transfer or reserve an item and send a cheque to us.

Please contact us for reservations or to discuss layaway options. We ship within 24 hours of cleared payment. We use tracked, insured priority shipping & have supplied fine collectibles to many hundreds of delighted customers all over the world.

If you need any advice please feel free to contact us:

Email: antiqueandcollect@gmail.com

Call: 0789 6616374

International callers:  +44 789 661634

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