A fantastic vintage Art Deco carryall compact designed as a purse.
Made from lovely golden gilt metal with a nice textured finish and a gilt mesh handle, it has a clip top, double sided, one side for smoking and one for cosmetics.
The cosmetics side has a mirror which flips open revealing a fabric lined area with a little early plastic comb in a small pouch, a multi compartment area for powder, a lip or eye pencil and rouge, original rouge intact but can be removed.
Calling cards can fit on the back of the mirror and there is space to store.
The other side is for smoking and has an area for cigarettes, a money clip and two smaller clips for stamps etc, one small clip missing.
Made in Germany, 1930's by L S, Mayer, the compact has the patent marks and is called Burlington.
Overall condition is good, there is one small clip missing, there is an area on one corner where the inner frame is coming away slightly but not weakened see photos, some slight wear to the outer case from use, mirror is good, compartments are good, possible repair to tiny areas on the base but old.
Approx measurements when closed: 2" length, 3.75" width and 3" height, 2.5" handle height.
Any questions or queries please contact us.
FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING.