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Flato Jeweled compacts

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Flato Jeweled compacts

Type: 
Powder compacts
Material(s): 
Goldtone metal
Designer/Maker: 
Paul Flato
Markings: 
"Flato" engraved on powder doors and on puffs
Origin: 
USA
Date or Era: 
ca. 1950-60s
Dimensions: 
2 in. x 2-1/2 in.
Additional Information: 
Very glitzy decorations. The one on the left has multi-colored rhinestones in a stylized crab design (a Zodiac figure?); the one on the right has mostly white rhinestone raindrops with 4 light blue ones randomly added. Paul Flato was a prominent jeweler in New York and Hollywood.

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