Vanity & Dresser Items
|This is a beautiful all
original antique dresser box. Round ornate
filigreed metal case rests on three feet.
Black enameled metal lid has a beautiful domed
celluloid insert that features a pretty
Lift the lid, inside is a divided heavy
clear glass insert for storing jewelry,
trinkets, mementos. It measures 7" x 2-3/4"
(not including the ornate tabs on the lid)
Very nice condition, lite signs of age.
Displays nicely. Produced by the Progress
Novelty Casting Works, circa 1900.
|This is a
wonderful vintage Max Factor Sophisti-cat with
perfume. It comes from an estate and does not
appear to have ever been opened. Black
velveteen/flocked cat with pink rhinestone
eyes, white maribou feather tail and faux
white pearl necklace. Base is marked on the
side " Max Factor, Golden Woods Sophisti-Cat
Perfume, 1/8 Fl. Oz. Blended in U.S.A. Plastic
dome has yellowed some with age. It has a few
scuffs from storage. Cord hanger intact on the
top. Perfume looks full still. I did not open
this up as it appears to still be sealed?
bottom does not want to turn or slide. 6"
tall. Nice vintage addition to a collection.
GEOMETRIC DESIGNER COMPACT PURSE! Gorgeous
vintage 1940's ladies necessaire compact. Case
marked Elginite, EAM. Reminisent of design work
by Frank Lloyd Wright with it's pink enameled,
inset geometric design on the front, and wavy
engine turned back. Half moon shape with
engraved bar and link carry chain. Compact is 3"
by 1-5/8". Excellant condition. No dents,
dings or scratches. Mirror is intact, with clear
view still. No fogging or noticable wear to the
silvering. All hinges and clasp are in excellant
condition and case closes with a snap, and opens
properly. No warping to the lid. There is a
couple of flakes the the pink enamel, although
the pattern hides this wear well. The exterior
of the case is shiny and bright. The interior
has a more matted finish. A wonderful compact to
use or add to a collection.
RARE 1939 GOLDEN GATE EXPOSITION
WORLDS FAIR COMPACT W/LIPSTICK Unique find in an vintage
ladies compact. In original box.
Premium offered to visitors of the 1939
International Golden Gate Exposition.
Comes in its original box. Compact has faux
wood front with gold colored medalian in the
center. Embossed Golden Gate Exposition,
1939, with building outlines. Hinged case at
the top, with chain, and attached lipstick
case. Orange enameled bottom, along with the
back of the compact. Compact inside is
excellant and has not been used. 2 white
silky pads unused also. The faux wood has
the name Martha in gold along the bottom
(done at the fair). There is very lite wear
to the orange enameling, and to the
metal of the case. No dents or dings.
Lipstick case is very nice, and has not been
used. Original lipstick inside. Outer box
has staining, and wear.
& BLUE GUILLOCHE NECESSAIRE
Beautiful early 20th century
ladies powder compact. Pink carnations floral
spray on the blue enameled guilloche front.
Stunning engravings around the edge and full
back engine turning. Wrist chain alternating
with engraved bars and rings. Very nice
condition overall. 2-1/4" x 2" x 1/2". I
can find no mrkings as to maker. Case appears
to be silver or at least silver plate.
It is a high quality compact. No dents or
dings. Outer case metal is bright and shiny.
Only wear noted is on the back and this has a
spot in the center that is worn from laying
over the years. Angled cut corner shaped
mirror inside, oval step cameo lid with rouge
insert. Other side has powder sifter that is
turned with a small lever, and had the loose
powder underneath. Rouge and powder is
all empty. Clasp and hinges are intact and
nice. Mirror has some wear to the outer
edge, but is still clear enough to see
|Vintage Evans Nickel
Silver Ladies Wrist Purse Compact
-Mirror-Coin Holder - 553. This is
an old ladies compact coin holder. Circa.
1920's. Elegant art deco style. Produced by
Evans. Rectangle with wrist chain, closier
on the end. Engine turned case, beveled
engraved sides with cartouche on the front
and back. Inside the case holds nickels,
dimes and has a spring loaded clip for paper
bills. Framed mirror thats a lid to the
powder compartment underneath. Case is
marked "Evans Nickel Silver". Case measures
3-1/8" x 2". Wrist chain is 5-1/2" long. The
compact is complete and in good working
condition. It does have some tarnish, no
dents or dings. No monogram. Lite signs of
age and use here and there. The mirror has
some wear to its edges. The corner of the
frame and the backing piece have separated
some. Still works and closes fine. Frame is
made so that the mirror can be removed
(slides out the side of the frame). A bit of
polishing and it would make a wonderful
piece to use.
MIAHATI LUCITE HAND CARVED COMPACT
This lovely old compact is quite a hard one to
find. It was produced in the 1940's, by a
company that was only in business for short
period, and mainly produced perfume. This
Miahati loose powder compact is made of clear
lucite, and has a hand carved flower inset in
the lid. Aqua colored background. 3-1/2"
square, with angled corners. Signed
case. Marked box. No. 21. Pat. Pending.
In very nice used condition. In original box,
complete with puff and screen. The
circular mirror has some wear to the
silvering, ( could be replaced easily). No
breaks or cracks to the lucite. Lite wear to
the box. Hinges intact, and case closes
properly and securely.
|ANTIQUE SILVER ENAMEL
early 20th century ladies powder compact.
Bluebird and floral spray enameled guilloche
front. Stunning engravings around the edge and
full back engravings. Wrist chain alternating
with hollow bars and rings. Excellant
condition overall. 2-1/8" x 2-1/8" x
1/2". I can find no mrkings as to maker.
Case appears to be silver or at least silver
plate. It is a high quality compact. No
dents or dings. Outer case metal is bright and
shiny with no wear. Cresant shaped mirror
inside lid with rouge insert. Other side has
powder sifter with loose powder underneath.
Some lite toning to the sifter lid.
Rouge and powder is all empty. Original finger
pocket puff is used but intact. No warpage to
the lid. Clasp and hinges are excellant.
Mirror has very lite fogging from age, but is
still clear enough to see reflection in.
DECO FIANCEE BOURJOIS LADYS COMPACT!
Pretty little art deco ladies
compact. Engraved with red enameling, nude
lady and design on the lid. Case
signed inside Fiancee Bourjois. Pad inside
is marked Princess Pat. Other pad is not
marked. Partial moon shaped mirror inside
lid. Compact is 1-1/2" across. Nice
condition. Still has some of the powder
inside. Mirror is not broken or cracked.
Still pretty clear with only lite
clouding. Silvering is good with no chips
or cracks showing thru. Silver metal case
is also in good condition. No dents or
dings. Very lite toning to the metal.
VINTAGE GUILLOCHE PINK ROSE LADIES
COMPACT! Vintage unsigned
ladies loose powder compact. White with
pink rose guilloche raised insert on the
lid. Compact is 2-7/8" X
has some of the powder inside. Screen is here,
no pad (puff). Top of the case still look
nice. Sides and bottom has scuffs, scratched,
and some wear to the laquared finish. Tiny
ding on the front corner. Guilloche is very
|COMPACT, LUCITE APPLIED TOP! 1950's Rex
5th Avenue compact. 3-3/4""
square.Lucite cover on top.Cream enamel with
flowers on the front, and plain cream
enamel on the back. Original puff. Nice
compact. a little wear to the mirror, and
a flake on the cream enamel on the back.