Delightful All Original French Toilette Necessaire For Baby - With Paper Label For Sale
What a wonderful and rare item this is, an all original Toilette Necessaire for Baby.
The tiny paper label is still on the inside and reads Union Des Fabricante - Contrefacor - Decret , and I think the date reads 1917.
There are three aluminium containers, two with raised lids and one with a flat lid. All the lids are removable.
The blue container in the centre is card and has the name - Satinine Pompadour - Bleuze - Hadancourt - Paris on the lid, inside is powder. Some of the powder has spilled outinto the base of the basket.
There are two angora fur powder puffs, one has blue silk on the back and the other is pink, both have their originaltiny plastic rings attached to the fabric.
There are three brushes with plastic handles and a comb, there is also a sponge on a handle. There is the remains of a sponge inside the basket.
All of the original blue silk ribbons are still inside some are showing a bit of shredding.
The raffia box has been very nicely made anda lace type raffia has been inter woven around it. Inside is blue cotton fabric with pink flower trimming. It looks like the box was a blue turquoise colour originally and has faded. The outside is in wonderful condition with no breaks to the raffia, it still has its handle and clasp.
An amazing find and would look superb with your antique dolls
The basket measures just over 6 inches square (16 cms) and is 3 inches ( 8 cms) high.
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