EVANS HIGH TIDE Vintage Gold Metallic Minaudiere Carryall Evening Purse

Petite and posh, this absolutely stunning, two-tone -red and yellow gold- minaudiere, or carryall, is the essence of stylistically brilliant 1950s glam. Crafted in exquisitely fabricated metal, this gilded, double access (i.e., opens on either side) minaudiere has it all. From its strikingly good looks to its astonishingly compact (yet, oh so functional) form, this is a surefire vanity showpiece. On one side, a push button lid opens to reveal a lighter and a cigarette holder (mind you, the cigarette holder can also function as a repository for paper money or business cards). On the opposite side, the push button lid opens to reveal a glued on mirror, lipstick holder, loose powder compartment with unused puff, coin holder, and a slide-in comb holder. Accented with a red gold mesh strap, you literally have fashion dynamite in the palm of your hand. Wield your explosively fierce style responsibly...

Brand: Evans.

Period: 1950s.

Origin: U.S.A.

Condition: Excellent to near mint.

Book Piece: Featured on page 133 of the "Collector's Encyclopedia of Compacts and Carryalls" by Mueller.

Dimensions: 3 1/4" height (measurement from top to bottom) x 3 1/4" length (measurement from left to right) x 1 3/4" width (measurement from front to back).

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Item ID: 995687


Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Gold, Size: 3 1/4"

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