A very nice and quite large antique Sterling lid with mirror and vanity dresser/powder jar. The maker of the lid is Towle Sterling, the year of manufacture is unknown. The lid exterior rim is stamped "TOWLE STERLING". The inside mirror rim is stamped "WEIGHTED & REINFORCED 838".
The lid/mirror can be used separately for travel. The lid diameter is slightly larger that the mouth of the jar which results in a slight gap although the lid does sit flush on the jar and was used in this manner for some time.
In very good condition overall. The sterling lid has some slight tarnish with age. The mirror is in very good condition. The powder jar glass is in very good condition with no nicks or gouges.
There are some slight scratches on bottom and sides from normal wear. The sterling rim of the jar does have some tarnish marks. The sterling lid measures 3 1/8 across.The underside mirror measures 2 13/16 across. The bowl measures 2 15/16" across the mouth, is 3 1/4" high and the widest width of the glass bowl measures 4 3/8 across. The sterling lid with mirror weighs 2.3 ounces, the sterling rimmed glass bowl weighs 11.8 ounces, and together they weigh 14.1 ounces. The item "Antique Towle Sterling Vanity Mirror Lid with Powder Jar 14.1 ounces" is in sale since Monday, September 28, 2015. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Vanity, Perfume & Shaving\Powder Jars". The seller is "marconi8400" and is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.