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    Posted 6 years ago

    Peasejean55
    (495 items)

    In my previous post, I said I'm begining to collect silver compacts and cigarette cases, this is one.
    This is a Silver gilt and enamel compact. The seller thought it could be either French or Italian, I'm inclined to think Italian. I believe it was made between 1930-40 but I'm not certain. It is in very good condition and the enamel work is almost perfect. It is of an idyllic country Scene of a shepherdess and her sheep, with a surround of cobalt blue and green enamelling with swirled engraving in silver gilt. The back is engraved with swirls of leaves and flowers.
    Inside there is an 800 hallmark and a makers mark which is very worn. The mirror appears to be original and is surrounded by an engraved silver gilt frame.
    The compact measures 8.5 cm x 7cm x 0.8 cm.
    Many thanks for looking.

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    Comments

    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      stunning!!!
    2. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 6 years ago
      Hi SEAN, thanks for passing by and thank you for your lovely comment and love.
    3. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 6 years ago
      Many thanks
      Moonstonelover
      aghcollect
      belltown
      sklo
      Manikin
    4. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      Your very welcome Peasejean!!!
    5. Rick55 Rick55, 6 years ago
      Lovely compact Peasejean! I don't know much about these, but I sure it's a quality piece as both sides are beautifully finished.
    6. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 6 years ago
      Thank you Rick for passing by and giving my compact a lovely comment and love.
    7. surfdub66 surfdub66, 6 years ago
      This is very beautiful , any chance of a close up of the hallmark??
    8. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 6 years ago
      Hi surfdub, I promise I'll give you a close up of the hallmarks. Many thanks for your lovely comment and love
    9. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 6 years ago
      Many thanks
      vetraio
      GeodeJem
      racer
      katherinescollections
      ho2cultcha
      vintagelamp
      Kyra
      Amandajane
    10. inky inky, 6 years ago
      I do like this, it is very beautiful!....:-)
    11. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 6 years ago
      Yet again inky, thank you for passing by and leaving your lovely comment and love
    12. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 6 years ago
      Many thanks
      Budek
    13. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 6 years ago
      Really wonderful
    14. mikelv85 mikelv85, 6 years ago
      So elegant and hand painted too ! :)
    15. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 6 years ago
      Thanks both to kivatinitz and mikelv85 for passing by and giving this compact some lovely comments and love.
    16. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 6 years ago
      Many thanks
      JoyB
    17. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 6 years ago
      Many thanks
      paulmartin
      Agram.m
    18. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 6 years ago
      Just gorgeous!!
    19. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 6 years ago
      Thank you for your kind comment and love PostCardCollector
    20. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 6 years ago
      Many thanks
      Manikin
      AnneLanders
    21. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 6 years ago
      Many thanks
      Radegunder
    22. cherubchik cherubchik, 6 years ago
      Very beautiful, gorgeous painting! A piece of art in your hand!
    23. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 6 years ago
      Hi cherubchik, thank you for passing by and leaving a lovely comment, it's much appreciated.
    24. IVAN49 IVAN49, 11 months ago
      ``800`` mark eliminates France.Could be Italy, possibly Germany,too.

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