Powder compact and lipstick
Guilloche enamel over sterling silver
English sterling marks
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Compact 2.5 in square; lipstick 2.l in. high
Blue parakeets on cherry blossom branches. Compact has pale blue background; lipstick with white background. Both are part of a much larger dresser set. Guilloche is a decorative engraving technique in which a very precise intricate repetitive pattern or design is mechanically engraved into an underlying material in fine detail.