This vintage compact dates from around late 1920's early 30's when butterfly jewelry was at its height. The turquoise iridescent wings light up the sky and ocean on this scenic view of Rio De Janeiro. The reverse painted scene of the tropical paradise is accented with a deco lettered title and double line border. The deco design is exemplified by the silver toned base.
This compact is unused and still features the original tissue on the powder complete with the original tax stamps and a a diamond label that reads "ASTRO". The mirror is in excellent condition. The back of the compact has a beautiful geometric engraved design.
The compact measures 2 5/8" in diameter and is in very good vintage condition.
Item ID: V3
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