This strikingly attractive 935 silver and enamel compact was made in Austria circa 1930
The round compact measures 2¼” (5.7cms) each way and weighs 47.6 grams.
The front has the most brilliant yellow, guilloché enamelling. The engine turned wavy lines swirl around the centre and shimmer in the light. In the centre is a vase and flowers motif, silver on a black enamelled background. There are tiny bits of the black enamel missing but it is hardly noticeable. The compact has a decorative lower edge.
The compact opens and closes easily . Inside the mirror has some foxing. The well has some staining. It is inscribed ‘Made in Austria’ and ‘935 Sterling Silver’. In fact this is slightly higher than sterling quality.
The reverse has a lovely engine turned design typical of the period.
This lovely compact is in fine vintage condition. All the stunning, yellow enamel is intact .There are just a few defects as described above. It will arrive carefully presented in a gift box.
Austrian Art Deco 935 Silver Enamel Compact
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