Beautiful ultra rare 1940s new houbigant face powder box, translucid powder in'pêche' (peach) vintage vanity beauty collectible, french cosmetics, unused, sealed new old stock in mint in box vintage condition. Makes a great addition to any shabby chic girly boudoir, lovely iconic classic floral houbigant flower basket design, vintage vanity decor, bridal wedding, bridesmaid gift or birthday, mothers day gift, special holiday gift or use as a film prop.
This is a book piece & is featured in roslyn gerson's compacts & accessories collector book from 1998. Even back then a used one was valued at approx $65. Looks gorgeous displayed on a vintage vanity or boudoir dressing table. Makes a wonderful gift for that special powder box or beauty collector in your life, including yourself.
Only available in pêche (peach). Era: 1940's, made by houbigant, new york (1945). Refer to last photo for original beauty ad, circa 1945. Size: 4" diameter x 3" deep.Condition: wonderful mint vintage condition; new old store stock. Please see all photos in zoom view for closeup details. The photos don't do this gorgeous beauty box any justice at all. For display & collectible purposes only; not recommended for actual use, due to age & unknown contents. More vintage vanity & beauty. This item is made of face powder and cardboard powder box, paper cardboard box. The style is mid century and cottage chic.