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    Sale 5218

    Fine Jewellery

    4 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 240

    A French Art Deco, enamel and mother-of-pearl compact, by Cartier

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    A French Art Deco, enamel and mother-of-pearl compact, by Cartier
    The rectangular case with central inlaid mother-of-pearl cartouche depicting a seascape within a black enamel surround with red and gold enamel detail and rose-cut diamond thumbpiece, the interior with mirror and two powder compartments, circa 1925, French marks
    Signed Cartier Paris and no 2261


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    Please note that this lot will be subject to US Fish and Wildlife restrictions if it is to be imported into the USA