This lovely, hand-wrought compact has a geometric Art Deco design, both on the front and on the back. The engraved front has an unusual checkered design that suggests plaid, trimmed with plumes around the edge. The back is engraved straight lines. This compact is marked inside "900" and is probably Austrian in origin, ca. 1920's. The mirror is intact and in good shape. There is no powder or puff. This large compact is 3 3/4" across and 1/4" thick; it weighs 124.8 grams. It is in excellent vintage condition with few signs of wear.