Today we are delighted to offer for sale a gorgeous vintage Italian Mid Century 1950’s Ristori Renato 800 silver compact case! This wonderfully colorful and expertly and intricately crafted piece dates to the 1950’s and was created by highly-praised and sought-after silversmith Ristori Renato of Firenze, Italy. This rococo-style compact box features ornate detailing in an 800 silver case with lovely patina, with hand-painted faux turquoise accents framing an 18th century Francois Boucher-inspired center hand-painted enameled scene. The lovely and bucolic scene depicts a buxom shepherdess seductively lounging on the roots of a large tree while an entranced amorous sheppard intensely gazes at her; sheep and a beautiful river are seen in the background. The interior of the compact features a hand-cut and beveled mirror. The compact is hallmark with “800”, “10”, and the maker’s mark. In very good vintage condition, with very minimal wear/scuffing from being on display. This gorgeous piece will look just darling on a lovely and elegant dressing table, and will make a wonderful addition to any fine compact collection out there. Precious and delicate, this little treasure is a piece not to be missed!
Dimensions: Length: 3 7/8″ Width: 3 1/8″ Depth: 1/4″ Weight: 102.7 grams
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