Lovely Vintage Chokin Japanese Gold & Silver Plated Compact Mirror Damascene Powder Compact 1950s


A lovely vintage powder compact made in Japan. The delightful lid is decorated with a technique known as Chokin or Damascene. This involves the use of silver and gold to plate the base metal. This item has a silver plated lid which has yellow and rose gold roses with silver plated foliage. Above the floral motifs is a gold plated butterfly. The lid has a Japanese signature. There isn't any loss of colour or design. The mirror gives a good and accurate reflection. All clasps and hinges work exactly as they should. The compact comes with an immaculate black velvet pouch. The compact is in good condition. Measures 3" and weighs 74.9 grams.

All standard sizes of pressed foundation will fit this compact. 

For example:

Max Factor Creme Puff, Rimmel Stay Matte, Rimmel Natural Bronzer, Rimmel Kind & Free, CCUK and Miss Beauty.

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Buy three or more listings, you will get a 10% discount on your entire order, applied automatically at the checkout.

Delivery aims:

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, EU, New Zealand & the rest of the world.

Order by 11 am for same day dispatch. 

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

International expedited shipping is available at cost. This takes approximately four working days. Please contact us for details. 

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Each purchase will be shipped in a beautifully decorated gift box.

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As gold, silver and vanities specialists we are uniquely placed to give you the history of your purchase. Each piece is shipped with a lavishly illustrated history. 

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