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    Sale 2121

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

    15 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1093

    **AN ANTIQUE IVORY, ENAMEL AND GOLD STAMP BOX, BY BOUCHERON

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    **AN ANTIQUE IVORY, ENAMEL AND GOLD STAMP BOX, BY BOUCHERON
    Of rectangular outline, the carved ivory hinged lid set with eight cartouches of birds and foliate motifs, the case depicting musicians, dancers and flowers each within an architectural surround, with a geometric multicolored champlevé enamel and 18k gold trim, the cabochon ruby pushpiece opening to reveal three ivory compartments, mounted in 18k gold, circa 1880, 3 x 2 x 1½ ins., with French assay mark and maker's mark, in a red leather fitted case
    Signed FIC Boucheron for Frédéric Boucheron, Paris, no. 312


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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.