Designer/Maker:Weidlich Brothers Manufacturing Company
Markings:Underside of lid: W.B. mfg. co., 696-10
Date or Era:c. 1910-30
Dimensions:3 in. diameter; 3 in. h.
This is a gold plated "Beauty Box" with compartments for powder, rouge (with puffs), lipstick, and eyebrow crayon tubes. This box can also be found in silverplate with a standing rabbit with erect ears lid (model 696-2) or a dancing couple lid (model 696-11). Company was organized in 1902, incorporated in 1905 and produced these novelties until 1950. They held patents in die-casting, hollowware, and early electronic perfumers.