Antique Compact Italian Champleve Enamel Gold Gilt Powder Box Victorian Courting Scene RARE
This is a gorgeous and rare Italian made champlevé enameled gold gilt Victorian courting scene powder compact.
The piece features a lovely Victorian courting scene under beveled glass, with an intricate raised design surrounding the portrait. The champlevé surround is done in a pretty turquoise blue enamel with chased accents to the gold gilt.
It opens to a clean gold plated powder compartment with a sifter net and handmade silk powder puff. It is hallmarked on the gold frame mirror "Made In Italy". The mirror is clear, and casts a crisp reflection.
The hinge and clasp are in great working condition. It also has a stunning raised repousse design around the edges of the compact.
It measures approximately 3 inches in length by 2 1/4 inches, and is approximately 5/8th of an inch in depth. It's in lovely condition for a piece of this age. No dents, dings, rust or corrosion, and comes in a white organza gift pouch.
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