Antique French 18K gold & silver ruby jeweled compact mirror. Circa 1905-1913. Featuring Art Nouveau / Art Deco era styling, superbly crafted mixed metal silver & gold composition. Decorated with intricate guilloche engraved or engine turned engraving. Enhanced with 18k yellow gold mounts and push button. Prong set with 16 rubies, measuring approx. 3.34mm. The gold push button closer at the front opens the hinged lid, revealing the original beveled glass mirror and powder well. Retaining the original powder sifter screen surrounded by a silver frame. In overall very good vintage condition. Hallmarked with the conjoined boar and eagle head. From 1829, items made of both gold and silver were stamped with a conjoined boar’s and eagle’s head. The eagle's head hallmark signifies 18k gold. The mirror surround and the frame on the sifter are hallmarked with the head of the wild boar, signifying a silver content of .800/1000. Maker's mark for silversmith Philippe Taveny, active 1905-1913, whose workshop was located at 24 rue Chapon, Paris. Measures 3 1/8" x 2 3/4" x 3/8" tall. Total weight is 14.70 grams.