11 June 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 16,250
Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 10,000
AN ART DECO BLACK LACQUER AND ENAMEL VANITY CASE, BY CARTIER
The cover inlaid with lacque burgaute depicting three figures in a nocturnal scene to the red enamel surround and base, each side decorated with Greek Key pattern to the jade and rose-cut diamond clasp, opening to reveal mirror, lipstick holder and powder compartment, with French assay mark for gold; French import marks for gold and silver and London hallmarks for silver, 1928, in original green leather Cartier case
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