This nécessaire was made in the 1940s & it is a high quality luxury item. The lid & base have the most beautiful hand engraved daisy form flowers & foliage. All the exterior case is engraved with such skill as to render the surface so that it will not show any fingerprints. All clasps & hinges work perfectly. Lift the lid to reveal an enchanting interior with a good mirror which gives an accurate reflection. There is a powder well and another compartment with a sprung clip - suitable as a calling card or paper money holder. The powder well lid is engraved with the same design as the lid and base - tiny daisy form flowers & foliage on a background of tiny engraved diamond shapes. In front of the mirror is a sprung comb holder.
This is an exquisitely beautiful & extremely rare fully hallmarked solid silver minaudiere in excellent condition. The dimensions of this superb vanity case mean that it is suitable as a bridal clutch or an impressive accessory for that special day / evening when only something unique will do.
This solid silver minaudiere / nécessaire measures 11.2 cm x almost 8.5 cm & weighs 258.7 grams.
This is the most fabulous item & can not fail to impress.
An immaculate velvet drawstring pouch comes free with this order.
When you shop with us we include free worldwide tracked and insured shipping with next day dispatch, as well as a free luxury gift box & handmade gift tag as standard with your order.
All purchases are shipped with an extensive illustrated historical fact pack & collector's information guide.
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