This splendid unused Lucite and abalone gilt lacquered powder compact is suitable for loose face powder or as a handbag mirror. Traditionally the first anniversary was celebrated by giving paper gifts or plastic. Lucite is a thermoplastic which was used to adorn luxury accessories as well as many other practical applications. The Lucite lid is absolutely fabulous just like the day it was made. Set atop are four tiny squares of iridescent abalone which are surrounded by black enamel and rhinestone details. The base is gilt and satinized which adds to the luxurious appearance of this delightful vanity. The interior case contains an excellent clear mirror and the original puff and card edged sifter, both of which are pristine. All clasps and hinges work perfectly. The compact comes in the original cardboard box and pouch. The little pouch is just adorable too - surprisingly it is made from paper! The paper pouch is neatly stitched and lined with cotton wool. We have not seen this type of pouch before. As the paper pouch was not made for durability we will supply an immaculate velvet drawstring pouch as well free with this order. Measures 7.2 cm x 4.5 cm and weighs 69.5 grams.
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