Rare Vintage French 'compass' Compact - Henry A La Pensee - Paris
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Rare Vintage French 'Compass' Compact - Henry A La Pensee - Paris
An unusual and rare French powder compact with a working compass on the lid. It is signed Made in France & Henry A La Pensee Depose Paris. Henry a La Pensee was a Paris Designer and Paris Fashion House c1800 - 1960. The working compass is protected by a bevel glass dome and is signed in the centre. The interior reveals a deeply beveled mirror with a swansdown puff and sifter, which look to be original, inside the glass bottom powder well. In good used vintage condition with only light marks to the glass lid if held to the light. A really fabulous rare compact from a haute couture fashion house, a super addition to any dia.
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