A lovely floral guilloche oval is surrounded by an intricate gold-tone filigree in this pretty art deco compact made by Elgin American, c1940. The floral design is raised above the creamy guilloche background. The guilloche and filigree are framed by glossy black enamel in a geometric shape resembling an elongated pentagon. The compact is 3 ¼" by 2 5/8". The exterior is in very good condition with light scratches to the enamel on the front and back, and a tiny pencil point ding to the back. Opening the compact reveals an interior powder lid, inset with a small rouge container. The interior is in very good condition with light scratches. It is marked Elgin American.
Item ID: 1203061C54
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