The centre of this lovely minaudiere is covered with clear sparkling prong set rhinestones. The pattern silver toned top radiates from the central design.
The case and handle are silver toned. One side opens to reveal powder tray with slightly used powder puff, comb empty lipstick space and a push clot for coins or tokens. The other side opens to a cigarette case.
The interior is patterned gold toned. The silver toned chain is mesh.
In excellent vintage condition, looks unused.
5⅜” by 3⅛” by 1". Chain is 9”.
For the daring Bride or Bridal Party!
Similar Item is referenced in on page 138 of Collectors Encyclopedia of Compacts Carry All and Face Powder Boxes by Lauren and Mueller.
“Double access, sun ray case with affixed faux gemstone starburst lid bijoux broad mesh wrist band, loose powder, puff with logo, clear plastic comb in clips, coin holder, square lipstick, case signed, case glued mirror.”
......Long before Judith Lieber made her fantastic evening clutches ladies carried minaudieres with compartments to hold powder, lipstick, a comb, cigarettes and mad money. Featured in Ruby Read "Mid Century Modern"... the minaudière.
All our items are pre-owned and the condition is very good to excellent with no evidence of misuse unless stated.