Eight-piece Art Deco Bakelite Vanity Set
Cast phenolic, fabric, glass, natural bristles, metal
England, c. 1930
Deep red Bakelite is inlaid with triangular shapes in orange and black; the tray, the bottom formed by lace with triangular pattern held between two sheets of glass, set in oval Bakelite frame, lg. 11 1/2, wd. 7 1/4; a covered box, ht. 2 3/4, 4 1/2 x 4 1/2; a hair brush, lg. 10 1/2; a comb lg. 7 3/4; a button hook, lg. 9; a letter opener, lg. 9 1/4; a nail buffer, ht. 2 1/4, 6 3/8 x 1 3/4 in., all marked with NTS in diamond, Trade Mark, Agalin, some also marked La Futuriste and Pat. Apl'd for.
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