Gold Compact Purse Fuchsia Rhinestones 1890s French Polygon Powder Compact Purse
Here's a beautiful and rare French antique 1890's gold powder and mirror compact with fuchsia rhinestones with touches of white, green and lilac enamel.
It's a gold tone compact that has a lovely aged patina. The ornate framed beveled mirror has some silver loss but has no chips or cracks. It comes with the original powder puff that is showing signs of wear. It also has a gold tone chain for carrying. The compact is hallmarked "Made In France" on the front edge at the clasp.
The hinge works as it should, and the compact is in beautiful condition, with only slight signs of age wear and tarnish mostly to the bottom. The outside edges of the piece have a gorgeous repousse pattern. The compact measures between 1 3/4 inches by 2 inches in diameter. The piece is approximately 1/2 an inch in thickness.
This is such a rare and lovely little piece to add to your compact collection. Visit our shop for more unique vintage and antique vanity compacts and powder boxes.