• Property from the Collection o auction at Christies

    Sale 7819

    Property from the Collection of HRH The Prince George, Duke of Kent KG, KT, and HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent CI, GCVO and their families

    20 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 100

    A SILVER AND GOLD PLATED GEM-SET VANITY CASE, BY BOUCHERON

    Price Realised  

    A SILVER AND GOLD PLATED GEM-SET VANITY CASE, BY BOUCHERON
    Of rectangular outline, the mirrored cover of the ribbed silver case with gold overlay depicting three birds amidst blossoming foliage, enhanced by cabochon rubies and sapphires, the thumbpiece with applied diamond-set crown, opening to reveal three compartments with hinged lids and two cylindrical lipstick and brush holders, 1940s, case 12.8 by 8.3 cm., with French assay marks for silver
    Signed Boucheron Paris, No. BT No. 875012


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this lot contains rubies of undetermined origin and possibly may not be imported into the US.

    Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not be imported into the US.