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Vintage 1950's Stratton Ballet Dancers Powder Compact


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This 1950's vintage Stratton ladies vanity powder compact is simply charming and will arrive in gently used but well cared for condition.

Stratton powder compact 1950's ballet dancers by Baron

Made in England, the gold tone case is layered with beautiful enameling depicting ballet dancers, signed by Baron.







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Stratton vintage enameled compact ballet dancer by Baron      Vintage Stratton enameled compact ballet dancers 1950's

A little history about the artist Henry Nahum, known professionally as Baron, a society and court photographer appointed to the British Royal family. He published a book in 1955 called "Gala Performances", portraying real ballet dancers in costuming from actual ballet productions. He died in 1956. Stratton incorporated many of his photographs into a line of compacts depicting ballet dancers and these pieces have become very sought after and desired. Overall, the condition of this example is quite lovely, with no scratches, wear or issues to the cover. The artwork is stunning, a superior rendering and the color palette is wonderful. I believe my photos are excellent and show a very fine illustration of what you should expect to receive. Please excuse the occasional light reflection.

Stratton compact ballet dancers signed Baron 1950's 

The exterior outer edge of the case has small signs of age and usage but truly nothing that detracts from this delightful compact. The interior lid has a very good and useful mirror, offering a clear image. The original label, explaining how the interior door opens, is still intact. When you open the outer lid and pull it gently back, it easily springs open the inner lid to the powder well. All hinges and working mechanisms are in proper working order, the compact closes with a good snap. The interior powder well is in used or gently used condition with the original powder sifter in place. The exterior of the powder well lid is marked with the Stratton logo.

Stratton compact ballet dancers by Baron                         Stratton compact ballet dancers by Baron gently used

The backside of this beautiful compact has a circular star pattern along with the Stratton logo. Except for a very small little darker spot, the bottom of this 1950's compact is in relatively nice shape, with a little bit of expected aging. This fabulously well kept vintage Stratton compact, with ballet dancers by Baron, measure 2 3/4 inches in diameter. If you have been searching for a special compact, from Stratton and signed by it's artist, please consider this cultured and refined example.

  Vintage 1950 Stratton compact ballet dancers by Baron

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