Unused Perspex Kigu Lucite Basket Loose Powder Compact 1950s
A delightful unused Perspex Kigu Lucite basket loose powder compact made in the 1950s. This adorable functional little basket shaped compact mirror is in super condition.
The lid contains a clear Lucite dome which protects pale pink reverse carved roses, cream and pink flowers and golden leaves form a gorgeous symmetrical composition all set atop tin foil. The swing handle is robust and functional. Around the Lucite dome, an engraved scalloped design with the famed Kigu goldsmith's gilt finish. This high quality finish ensures that this mid-century vanity will not tarnish or need to be cleaned. The whole item is in very good condition. The original puff and sifter are present. The mirror gives a clear and accurate reflection. The powder well is stamped with the Kigu trademark and 'BOUQUET RES. DES.' All clasps and hinges work perfectly. Measures almost 2 1/4" diameter and weighs 53 grams. An immaculate black drawstring pouch comes with this item.
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