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    Sale 1350

    Magnificent Jewels

    15 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 6

    A RETRO VANITY CASE AND LIPSTICK HOLDER, BY CARTIER

    Price Realised  

    A RETRO VANITY CASE AND LIPSTICK HOLDER, BY CARTIER
    The rectangular-shaped fluted gold vanity case decorated with a single and baguette-cut diamond cricket player, to the calibré-cut sapphire clasp, opening to reveal three compartments and a lipstick holder, circa 1940, 8.5 cm long, with English hallmarks for 9k gold; the textured-gold lipstick holder, accented by a carved emerald leaf motif, circa 1940, 6.0 cm long, with maker's mark and French assay mark for gold; together with a three-colour gold cigarette holder, 8.0 cm long
    Vanity case signed Cartier London no. 6460, lipstick holder signed Cartier nos. CG23582 and 01264 (3)


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