1919 Melba Compact Purse 14Kt Gold Plated Art Nouveau Wristlet Compact Original Box
This is a gorgeous Art Nouveau early 1919 Melba Company 14kt gold-plated, lavender enameled compact in wonderful condition in the original box.
The Melba Co. was gifted to the original owner in 1919 for a graduation gift. There is a note inside the box that lists the information.
The wristlet chain and compact together measure 8 1/2 inches in length. The compact measures 2 mm shy of 2 inches and is approximately 1 1/2 inches thick.
This compact is in great condition, with some discoloration, but no dents, dings, rust or corrosion; and has some of the original powder and the used original powder puff.
It comes in the original box, which is also in excellent condition.
The lipstick is no longer in the compact. The mirror is in excellent condition.
This gorgeous piece is very sought after and hard to find. If you do find one they normally sell for between $250 and $275 without the original box. This is a great deal for a highly collectible piece!
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