It appears to be gold plated and has a beautiful engine turned design on both the front and back. The front also has a blank cartoche for having your initials engraved.
The piece is hallmarked "PAT. PNDG. ABF. 23", as well as "Pattie Duette -Flat- Vivaudou".
The rectangular compact measures approx. 3 3/4 inches in length by 2 3/4 inches in width and is a 1/2 inch in height.
It has a pretty and delicate 4 inch long gold tone mesh chain handle for carrying.
To open, just push in the tab where the chain connects to the compact and it pops open.
All hinges and closures work properly, and the piece opens to a clear mirror on one side, the powder compartment; with some powder remaining, as well as the original pretty yellow trimmed powder puff with tiny roses on a satin ribbon.
Above the powder well in a covered rouge compartment still filled with the original unused mauve powder rouge.
This compact is in amazing condition and is a wonderful, well made, heavy piece and unique addition to your vintage collection. No dents, dings, rust or corrosion.
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1920's Compact Purse Vintage Mavis Vivaudou Compact Gold Compact Powder Compact Rouge Compact RARE
- Vintage item from the 1920s
- Materials: gold plated, mirror, gold mesh, powder, rouge, powder puff
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- Ships worldwide from New Mexico, United States