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Antique Accessories : Jewelry : 1900-1940s

Guilloche and Enamel Powder Compact Orange and Purple with Basket of Flower Design Near Perfect

A remarkable Guilloche and Enamel Powder Compact with a purple Basket of flowers in the center.
This compact is near mint with minor abrasions inside but nothing to the fine details and craftsmanship on the outside.

Guilloche: "Guilloché, is a decorative technique in which a very precise, intricate and repetitive pattern is mechanically engraved into an underlying material via engine turning, which uses a machine of the same name, also called a rose engine lathe" This early invention, done in the 1700's was used and perfected and eventually brought to mass production in the 1920's and was used to represent elegance and fine detailing, seen here on this compact.

Year: Circa 1920's
Maker: Unknown

Size: 2" diam.
Condition: Near perfect with no damage to the Guilloche. Please see images provided for a visual description.

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