A French phenolic art deco powder compact with a Cocteau design to the lid. The design shows an abstract design in gold, copper and silver leaf. Inside is a mirror to the lid and phenolic sifter panel. Jean Cocteau was a multi talented artist of the 20th century.
Jean Maurice Eugene Cocteau born 5th July 1889 in Vyelines France and died 11th Oct 1963 (aged 74) in Millet-la-foret, Essone France.
I have several of these Cocteau design powder compacts and powder bowls.
It measures 3.25 inches (8.5cm) in diameter.
In vintage unused condition with some minor foxing to the mirror.