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It's a good thing when both you and the compact mirror you're looking into BOTH look great. And that's what happens with this incredible handmade petitpoint compact hand mirror by Schildkraut, circa 1930s.
According to the original tag that's still on the inside mirror, there are 1650 stitches to the square inch. That's quite a lot of handiwork! And it's in the image of beautiful flowers...pink and yellow roses and other pretty foliate.
The handle is made of fancy openwork stamped brass. The compact sides are ornately decorated. Even the mirrors...inside and out...are beveled glass.
The compact measures 2 1/8 inches across by 4 1/4 inches long with handle. The compact has used powder and puff inside. We leave it to buyer to decide whether to leave this in its original vintage state or to clean it out and use it as a pillbox or compact with your own shade of powder.
The mirrors are both very good with slight bit of clouding on the inside. You can still see your lovely self just fine. Tiny bit of verdigris at edge. Overall, this is in very good vintage condition. Functional and pretty too.
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Vintage Schildkraut Petitpoint Compact Miniature Hand Mirror
$68 USD SOLD
Deerfield Beach, FL
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