Solid Silver Makeup Compact For Loose Face Powder 1950s F.LLI FOSSI S.d.f


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The most exquisitely beautiful hallmarked solid silver makeup compact for loose face powder. 

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This gorgeous mid-century Italian silver powder compact was crafted in Florence in the 1950s. This piece is in superb condition. The lid, sides and base are hand engraved in a style for which the Florentine silversmiths are famed. Bright-cut engraving catches the light to such an extend that this vanity is exceptionally beautiful. The lid features a stylish flower basket containing five flowers. Ornate foliate engravings adorn the lid and base. Images one and two show the lid. Photographs three and six showcase the base. The compact is slender and elegant. The interior contains an excellent bevelled mirror which gives a good clear reflection. The case is hallmarked with the maker's mark '242 FI' - F.LLI FOSSI S.d.f. The compact is gleaming clean. The original sifter is in place and so this compact can be used with loose face powder or used as a handbag mirror. The sifter is in very good condition. The compact measures 3 inches x 2 1/4 inches and weighs 52.3 grams. 

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FREE EXPRESS DELIVERY on this order worldwide
1 DAY SHIPPING UK - next working day delivery when purchased before 11 am.
4 - 10  DAY SHIPPING to USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand & the rest of the world.

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

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