Unusual French Art Deco Lady Glitter Compact Green Celluloid Brazil 1920s


Unusual French Art Deco Lady Glitter Compact  Green Celluloid Brazil 1920s

This item has been shown 0 times.

Buy Now

Unusual French Art Deco Lady Glitter Compact Green Celluloid Brazil 1920s:
$236


Unusual compact with a rare dark green celluloid base and a lid with a flapper hair-styled girl releasing a bird (canary?) and wearing a green and black gown, laid over a glitter background. The picture is made from a piece of reverse painted clear celluloid laid over silver glitter or confetti. This is unusual in that whilst it was made in France - with 'Depose' (or, 'for export') on the base - it also has an old sticker for Brazil in the base. This was bought from South America (Argentina I think) some years ago and I think it must have been originally exported to Rio from France in the 1920s.The red Brazil sticker reads: 'Brasil. Consumo. 500. Reis'.Perhaps this explains why the celluloid base is in bad condition having shrunk and cracked - the heat and humidity of the Brazilian (or Argentinian) climate perhaps?The lid measures 4.4 cm across and the base is 5 cm across. About 1.2 cm deep.Please note that the pictures also act as part of the description.Comes with a yellow stitched puff.Damaged but a very unusual, evocative piece.From a non-smoking, pet-free home.Any questions, please ask.Please pay within two days.PayPal only.



Unusual French Art Deco Lady Glitter Compact Green Celluloid Brazil 1920s:
$236

Buy Now



Unique Compact ~ Makeup / Earrings / Pill Holder ~ Spring Loaded ~ Gold Color picture
Unique Compact ~ Makeup / Earrings / Pill Holder ~ Spring Loaded ~ Gold Color


Vintage Pill Box And Powder Trinket Size Box picture
Vintage Pill Box And Powder Trinket Size Box


Vintage Lovely Volupte Mirrored Rhinestone Metal Makeup Compact Case picture
Vintage Lovely Volupte Mirrored Rhinestone Metal Makeup Compact Case


Vintage Stratton England Art Deco Compact Mirror - A/f picture
Vintage Stratton England Art Deco Compact Mirror - A/f


Vintage Stratton Compact Rare Cobalt Blue Belfast City Council 50's 60s Ireland  picture
Vintage Stratton Compact Rare Cobalt Blue Belfast City Council 50's 60s Ireland


Antique Parklane Gold Purse Compact Stunning picture
Antique Parklane Gold Purse Compact Stunning