An antique 800 silver and malachite lipstick case by silversmith U. Bellini. This case features an outer sheath with etched floral motifs. The lid pulls out to reveal a telescoping tube for lipstick and features a green cabochon malachite cabochon that secures the tube to the case. When the telescoping tube is removed from the outer sheath, a hinged door springs open to reveal a small mirror and an additional etched floral motif. The tube is stamped “800”. This item includes the original box marked “U. Bellini Silversmith Via Guicciardini No.2r Firenze.”
- minor markings throughout.
- case measures approximately 2.00” long. Not weighed due to weighted materials.