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    Sale 2253

    Superb 20th Century Jewels from an American Collection

    15 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1083

    A STYLISH ART DECO ENAMEL, DIAMOND AND HARDSTONE VANITY CASE, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

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    A STYLISH ART DECO ENAMEL, DIAMOND AND HARDSTONE VANITY CASE, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
    The rectangular green hardstone case, inlaid with a mother-of-pearl panel depicting a seaside scene, framed by a red enamel border with rose-cut diamond detail, the cultured pearl and rose-cut diamond pushpiece, opening to reveal a fitted mirror, a covered lipstick holder and a covered compartment, mounted in gold, circa 1925, 2½ x 1¾ ins., with French assay marks
    Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, France, no. 1606


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