Wonderful ART DECO Necessaire Tango Dance Compact PurseWonderful ART DECO Necessaire Tango Dance Compact PurseWonderful ART DECO Necessaire Tango Dance Compact PurseWonderful ART DECO Necessaire Tango Dance Compact PurseWonderful ART DECO Necessaire Tango Dance Compact PurseWonderful ART DECO Necessaire Tango Dance Compact Purse

Lovely old Art Deco era necessaire tango compact. These wonderful little purses carried a flapper's necessities when they went dancing: a lipstick, money, cigarettes.. possibly a bus ticket home if the night was a flop. These are fabulous. This one is a great example. It has a black enameled wavy pattern to the exterior and the front is embellished with a sterling and marcasite escutcheon. The interior opens to reveal a mirror, area for paper money and a small lipstick can fit in the lid. The chain has enameled links and looks to be silver though unmarked. This is a nice quality dance purse and is in great condition with the exception of some tiny areas of paint loss on the outside. It measures approximately 3" by 2" by 3/4" thick. Most likely French or German in origin, circa 1925

Item ID: RL-993

Wonderful ART DECO Necessaire Tango Dance Compact Purse

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