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This is a Houbigant vintage rouge box - probably from C1930s. It has the usual Houbigant flower basket on the front. The back is marked with - Nuance No. 7 - which is, I presume, the colour of the rouge. When researching Houbigant I found out that the firm had been making perfume from 1775! The basket of flowers stretches back to when Jean-Frances Houbigant opened his shop in Paris and had a hand painted sign of a basket of flowers. (see It has not been used and is in good condition. The cellophane cover is inside. There is one little nick to the actual rouge (see photo). The rouge is sitting on a small (glass I think) base. It measures just under 2 inches across. Please see all the photos. Ref: 3219 D18/90

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