This unused 1950s Melissa mother of pearl and abalone compact is superb.
What a little gem! This loose powder compact comes with the original presentation box signed 'Melissa', high quality signed brown felt pouch, pristine white sifter and leatherette puff which bears the Melissa crown trade mark & the signature too. The compact is in gorgeous unused condition. The first class workmanship is so evident, most especially the inlaid nacre lid. The mother of pearl and abalone so beautiful and iridescent. The whole item was lacquered during the manufacturing process and so it will never tarnish or need to be cleaned. The inner case contains a good mirror which gives a clear and accurate reflection. The inner lid and base are decorated with vertical linear designs. The 'tear drop' catch holds the inner lid neatly in place. Measures 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" and weighs 90.8 grams.
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