This is a Beautiful, 1930's Italian 800 silver vintage lipstick case with inside holder for your lipstick. The pretty case features a deeply-engraved Art Nouveau Design on all (6) sides.
The front is decorated with a Natural Malachite Semi-Precious Gemstone which serves to open and close the case and also pushes the lipstick up for use. When you press on the stone and release it - the mirror (lipvue) will flip open for your convenience. The "lipvue" is a slide case with mirror inside. (Lipvue means a rectangular mirror that automatically pops open when you open the lipstick. The mirror is in very good condition with normal vintage wear – no chips or cracks.
Everything is original, including a bit of bright red lipstick.
Signature/Marks: The case is marked on the inside with "800" & the Design No. "15".
Measurements: 2 1/4" tall by 5/8" wide.
Weight: 38.2 grams which is over 1 ounce.
Please note the dark areas are just tarnish and can easily be polished off.
* Display as an Object de' Art on your vanity table.
This Elegant Lipstick because of its convenient size can easily be tucked into an evening bag and would make a lovely compliment to any ladies vanity collection.
Your Lipstick will arrive in a custom Twinkle in Time Gift Box and matching ribbon. Thank you for visiting A Twinkle in Time Vintage Jewelry, Accessories & Collectibles.
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