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French Art Deco Chrysophrase-set Compact

Auction:
2067
Lot:
236
Sold for:
$633$550

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Auction:
Sale #2067 - 2067
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 06, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

French Art Deco Chrysophrase-set Compact, c. early 1930s, with rectangular black plastic case, the lid engraved with roses, and set with colorless faceted pastes, with green chrysophrase roundel to center, opening to interior fitted with compact and two small lipsticks, one bearing paper label, with acanthus-shaped open work and paste set clasp, with black cord handle to top, and suspending large black tassel enclosing cylindrical perfume case enclosing small glass flask, lg. approx. 15 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-350

Keywords

Cosmetics, Lipstick, Notions, Toiletry