∅ 8.9 cm
2.29 oz / 65 g
France / The U.S.A.
Reg. U.S. Pat. Off.
Coty started making compacts in France early 1900s. It’s early trademark was registered in France on 9-15-14 by Francois Coty for “Airspun Face Powder” and compact container with white and gold powder puffs on an orange background. This design was a collaborative effort between Rene Lalique, famous glassmaker, and Leon Bakst, designer of stage sets and costumes for the Ballet Russe.
See more at http://collectingvintagecompacts.blogspot.com.au/2012/08/a-tale-of-two-cotys-and-ramses-perfumery.html?q=coty .