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    Sale 7442

    Jewellery

    12 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 112

    A GEM-SET AND DIAMOND CIGARETTE CASE, BY CARTIER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEM-SET AND DIAMOND CIGARETTE CASE, BY CARTIER
    Of cylindrical shape, the sides having applied leaves set with circular-cut rubies, emeralds and diamonds to the calibré-cut emerald and ruby push-piece opening to reveal a mirror, a tortoiseshell divider and two compartments, circa 1950, 8.5 x 4.0 cm, with French assay mark for gold, in fitted brown suede Cartier slipcase
    Signed and with maker's mark for Cartier, No. 01581C


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN