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Vintage Compacts & Beauty Accessories

Vintage Compacts & Beauty Accessories

Powder Puffs, Patters, Plis, Figural, Novelties, Compact, Vanity Purses .....

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Article code: 6964


Dit boek is nieuw, maar niet in perfecte staat!
Ce livre est neuf, mais ne pas en parfait état(usage magasin)!
This is a new book, but not in perfect condition(shelf wear)!

Vintage Compacts & Beauty Accessories
192 pages
color and b&w photos
Hard cover
29 x 22 cm
1,244 kg

A unique and exciting array of vintage compacts, vanity purses, and cosmetics is displayed in this new book featuring over 500 photographs. Figurals, novelties, whimsicals, vanity purses, enameled, jeweled, patters, plis, necessaires, makeup kits, beauty boxes, and compact jewelry constructed of such materials as metal, Bakelite, Lucite, and celluloid are among the outstanding examples explored. This in-depth historical account of these fascinating collectibles includes the artistic contributions of manufacturers and designers featuring Salvador Dali and Max Factor. It explores European influences, and features early advertisements and unusual promotional techniques, including the evolution of cosmetics through celebrity endorsements and trends. Current values are conveniently included in the captions.