This is a lovely 1920's compact dance purse with wristlet chain in a decorative link. The beautiful designed engine turned silver compact, features a pretty heart shaped Guilloche enamel center. The raised heart is accented with small blue flowers and tiny gold butterfly in the center.
The case opens to two compartments, one a dial sifter powder, and a round rouge container. Opposite side is the mirror. The condition of the mirror is nice with some small spotting. All are minor. The inside of the case is highly polished, so does show some surface scratches, around the compartments. Again, I would consider harmless.
Edges of the case are embossed in a scrolled leaf design. Catch is in good working order. No hallmarks that I found. Size of the compact is 2-1/8" wide x 2-3/8" long. Measurement does not includ the wristlet chain, which is 4-1/2" long.
Condition of the outside of the case: Front is very nice. On one of the lower stripes on the back, I can feel and slighly see a small dent to the case.
Oh what a gorgous dance purse though. Imagine it hanging from an arm of a young lady graciously moving across the dance floor.