Lipstick Holder Opens To Mirror/enameled Diana/antique Silver Vermeil/charms
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Lipstick Holder Opens To Mirror/enameled Diana/antique Silver Vermeil/charms:
Lipstick Holder OPENS to Mirror
Antique Silver Vermeil/Charms
The center panel of extraordinary antique (c. 1935) lipstick holder was artistically hand-enameled with a scene of the goddess Diana. And the entire case is decorated with a fine faux-malachite-stone pattern. This process was extremely time consuming and hand-enameled by a talented artist.
In mythology Diane represents the goddess of the hunt and
the moon. In Latin Diana translates as “heavenly” or “divine”.Dianais a symbol of romance.
Malachite stone is favored for its rich-toned curvy patterns and is quite difficult to reproduce.
This lipstick holder measures about 2¼” in length and can accommodate an average size lipstick. It is in excellent age appropriate condition with little or no enamel loss.
Simply click the colorful stone latch and this spring loaded beauty will pop-open and reveal a mirror. The lipstick holder can be easily removed.
This piece is Italian in origin and hallmarked STERLING. A coating of gold wash has been applied to complement the enamels color pallet.
This piece is from the estate of Joan Munkacsi. Joan, of A Charmed Existence, was an avid and extremely knowledgeable collector and seller of vintage charms and charm bracelets. We miss her.
It will be carefully packaged to insure safe delivery.
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121328687 Malachite Enameled Lipstick Holder OPENS to Mirror 071813