European gilt 935 silver compact, ca. 1920. Double-sided feline motif. On front kitty assumes a formal pose with direct stare, stiff forelegs, and erect ears. One ear exceeds the frame as does the wrap-around tail tip. The eyes and collar are “jeweled.” The same pose from behind is on the back, including collar. Interior has two hinged compartments. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with mellowed gilding.
Dimensions: H 2 1/3 x W 1 1/4 in. Weight: 2 troy ounces. BI984