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COTY ART DECO "CORSICA" POWDER&ROUGE COMPACT.C. 1920s.

COTY ART DECO "CORSICA" POWDER&ROUGE COMPACT.C. 1920s.


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Metals: Brass: Pre 1930: Item # 480682
Doris Frohnsdorff
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 $45.00 
ART DECO "CORSICA" COMPACT by COTY. Circa 1920s. A rectangular brass and turquoise plastic compact. Hinged lid. The inside has a mirror and is fitted with compartments for rouge and pressed powder. The Art Deco style compact features engraved brass panels on the front and back with turquoise plastic decorating the front panel and sides (please see enlargements). The engraved decoration on the front panel depicts a double circle surmounted by a crown and, (within the circle), a woman tending a goat. "CORSICA" is lettered at the bottom of the double circle. "COTY" is engraved within a rectangle centered on the back panel. The compact measures 3 3/4 inches by 2 1/8 inches. In very good condition with no dents to the brass.