Extremely rare vintage'paris night' face powder box , full, sealed & unused powder, from approx the 1930s, or 40s. Features a dark navy blue cardboard powder box with a silver inscription of a dancing couple in the moonlight. A wonderful beauty collectible piece of vintage french boudoir vanity decor.
Lid reads as 1/2 ounce, made by benjamin ansehl co. Distributors, st louis & new york.
Bottom reads the color as being'rachel #1'. Due to the age of the box contents, it is not recommended to be used as actual face powder, but is more useful for collectors & vanity decor. Looks pretty displayed on a paris theme bedroom dressing table or french vanity boudoir table. Makes a wonderful gift for the serious powder box collector or the romantic paris vanity cosmetic collector, including yourself great piece of 1930s beauty nostalgia, suitable for use in a film or movie prop of the same era.Era: art deco 1930s or early 1940s. Size: 3" inches diameter x 1" deep. Can be used as a small jewelry presentation gift box afterwards, trinket & hair pin barrette box, lipstick storage or a special place to hide love notes & special keepsake mementos. Condition: wonderful vintage condition; powder is still sealed. Please see photos in zoom view for all closeup details.
Last photo shows a collection of other art deco pieces from the same era, called'evening in paris'. This listing is for the paris night powder box only. The others are also for sale & can be found at the following link. More vintage vanity & beauty.
This item is made of face powder and sealed powder, paper cardboard box. The style is mid century and cottage chic.