Vintage Art Deco 'Crinoline Lady' Powder, Trinket Box Pale Green on White Glass, Foil Lid, Courting Couple in Garden
A charming vintage powder box (or could be used as a vanity / trinket box) , the base in white glass with a pale green eau de nil' finish (some type of paint or enamel) , the screw on lid with a scene of a crinoline lady' and her beau in a garden, partly foiled and printed on the underside of clear acetate. There's also an inner lid that would have prevented the powder drifting around when the box was opened. There are a few signs of age (1930's or so - please see pics) - some surface wear , rubbing to the green finish and traces of powder, but still a very attractive thing measures 8.3cm across and 3cm deep measured externally. This item is made of acetate and metal, glass.