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Shari

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Shari

Type: 
Powder compact
Material(s): 
Goldtone metal & plastic
Designer/Maker: 
Langlois
Markings: 
"Shari" engraved on top
Origin: 
New York
Box Description: 
Octagonal silk covered box with oriental design of flowers and butterflies.
Date or Era: 
ca. 1940s
Dimensions: 
2 in. diameter; box 3 in. diameter
Additional Information: 
The goldtone cagework design is of similar oriental design, backed by what appears to be plastic resembling mother-of-pearl. Compact is also octagonal. This motif is also used for the bottles, labels and silk boxes for the matching fragrance.

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