An adorable 1950s refillable compact case in very good condition. This powder compact is suitable for loose and compressed face powder. The lid decoration is beautiful and unusual - a gilt metallic embroidered rose with foliage arranged to form the perfect composition.
The lid decoration is beautiful and unusual - a gilt metallic embroidered rose with foliage arranged to form the perfect composition. The lid decoration is pristine and unchanged from the day it was made because it has been well protected by a cellulose acetate cover. The brass of this vanity has acquired a deep golden patina and the whole item will not need to be cleaned as it is so well made. The interior case is fitted with an excellent framed mirror which gives an accurate reflection. This compact is suitable for standard pans of compressed face powder such as Creme Puff, Rimmel Stay Matte and Constance Carroll. The original unused puff and sifter are present and so it can also be used with loose face powder. The base has a bold engraved spiral design. Measures just over 2 3/4" and weighs 63.4 grams.
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