Vintage Italian Continental Silver Gilt Ruby Vanity Case 1950s

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A vintage solid Continental silver gilt ruby double door vanity case - a case with engraved and pierced hinged double doors of a floral design set with rubies which open to reveal a further ruby set gilded and engraved lid. This lifts to show a mirror to the reverse, and below, various gilded and engraved compartments including a comb holder, lipstick holder, and compartment for cigarettes, powder etc - marked 800 for Continental silver and pre 1968 Italian hallmarks for Marzi et Pellegrini of Florence - total weight 456grms - overall dimensions 125 x 97 x 25mm - c.1955 Italy
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