Vide-poche so fancy looking you’d better keep Princess Alexandra’s card in it by itself and put the ones from everyone else in something else. A vide-poche is a small container that you keep by the door to put your keys in when you get home.

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“An Embrace” vide poche with the design of the heads and torsos of a man and a woman, sweeping up from the sides of the dish with an arm around each other. ca. 1900. Art Nouveau. French. Gilt bronze. Max Blondat, designer. Makers marks: Signed, “MAX-BLONDAT”. Foundry mark fork “Siot Paris”. Image ©, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via
Vide pouch in the form of a stemmed bowl with gilt bronze fringe. Napoleon III in style. Mother of pearl and gilt bronze in a floral motif with tassels. Maker not known. Image © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. Fair use license. via
Trefoil shaped vide poche with a polychrome champlevé enamel dish and gilt brass winged dragon. ca. 1900. Chinoiserie. French. Enamel and gilt bronze. Image © Daelmans and Fair use license. via

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