No Victorian lady shall go on her travels without her personal grooming set! The “Necessaire” is indeed necessary for your fashion lady, as we all know that presentation is essential for the pouppees adorning your cabinets. This is a particularly-excellent accessory, coming in a convenient travel case with a brass handle and latch for carrying and security. The case opens up like a suitcase to reveal a dark navy silk lined interior, with slits on the inner lid to hold extra tools. The set comes five pieces: a tortoise-backed brush, a cut glass perfume bottle with a silver top (with the original glass stopper and marked silver), an early banded agate pin, a shoe lace hook with tortoise shell handle, and a tortoise shell thin comb. All of these pieces are unique accessories of antique doll history, bound to make your fashion lady jump with joy! Treat yourself and your fashion ladies this holiday season with this irresistible set!
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Brown fabric-covered case with half cylinder construction, with curved lid top, hingeless. Brass handle and latch. Interior is dark-blue silk lined, with slots on the inside of the lid for storage of the thinner accessories. The bigger ones fit well on the main body of the case. Includes: tortoise shell-painted wooden back brush, a cut glass perfume bottle with desirable silver lid and removable glass stopper, tortoise shell-grip shoe lace hook, and thin tortoise-shell comb, and bound agate pin.
Measures: 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 4 1/2 inches.
MARKS: Tiny marks on the silver cap of the cut glass perfume bottle.
CONDITION: All generally excellent. The case has some general age wear, such as on the edges, and some minor bending distortion to one end where the lid comes down on. Nice solid sturdy brass hardware, in good condition. The case does not have hinges, and opens up using the flexibility of the fabric overlay. All of the accessory pieces are in great condition.
NOTE: The red "Necessaire" set shown in the last photo is a separate item for sale! This listing is only for the Necessaire grooming set within the chest.
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Antique "Necessaire" Grooming Chest Accessory for Fashion Ladies