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    Sale 2121

    RARE JEWELS AND GEMSTONES: THE EYE OF A CONNOISSEUR(CANCEL)

    15 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1092

    **AN ANTIQUE IVORY, ENAMEL AND GOLD POWDER CASE, BY BOUCHERON

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    **AN ANTIQUE IVORY, ENAMEL AND GOLD POWDER CASE, BY BOUCHERON
    The circular carved ivory foliate case, decorated with multicolored enamel tulips and floral motifs, the top centering upon a cabochon ruby within a blue enamel surround, opening to reveal a compartment holding a feather powder-puff with a carved ivory foliate handle, mounted in 18k gold, circa 1880, 2¼ x 2 ins., with French assay marks and maker's mark, in a red leather fitted case
    Signed FIC Boucheron for Frédéric Boucheron, Paris


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