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Opulent Mother of Pearl Crystal Encrusted Compact Evening Bag by Elgin c 1950s

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Opulent mother of pearl crystal encrusted evening bag- compact case designed by Eligin c 1950s The elegant evening purse - cosmetic case is designed with exotic mother of pearl tiles throughout the exterior The lid cover is encrusted with collection of aquamarine glittering crystals accented with a floral motif in the center. The interior is designed with a pair of rouge & face powder compartments. The gilt metal lid covers are adorned with art deco style leaping gazelles Paired with a brown cloth carrying case suspended from a hand strap The elegant case may be carried as a chic clutch style purse separately without the carrying case Designed by Eligin American Measurements: The length of the mother of pearl case measures 4.5 inches The width of the mother of pearl case measures 2.75 inches The depth of the mother of pearl case measures 1.25 inches
  • Designer:
    Elgin
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 2.75 in (6.99 cm)Depth: 1.25 in (3.18 cm)Length: 4.5 in (11.43 cm)
  • Style:
    Art Deco (In the Style Of)
  • Place of Origin:
    United States
  • Period:
  • Material Notes:
    The mother of pearl evening bag - case is designed with interior cosmetic rouge & face powder compartments. The interior is gilt metal with art deco style gazelles. Paired with a carrying case pouch
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Very nice vintage condition. Appears to have been carefully stored & seldom carried. There is a small clouded area of the interior vanity mirror. Refer to images # 19 & # 20.
  • Seller Location:
    University City, MO
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU73616758242
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