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    Sale 1362

    Jewels : The Geneva Sale (Day Chic)

    14 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 149

    **AN ART DECO ENAMEL, ONYX AND DIAMOND CYLINDRICAL CIGARETTE AND VANITY CASE, BY JANESICH

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    **AN ART DECO ENAMEL, ONYX AND DIAMOND CYLINDRICAL CIGARETTE AND VANITY CASE, BY JANESICH
    Designed as a striped white enamel and gold cylindrical case with onyx terminals, rose-cut diamond detail and cabochon sapphire or rose-cut diamond push-pieces, each terminal opening to reveal either a pill compartment or a vesta compartment with strike-a-light, the center opening to reveal an ivory carnet de bal, a pencil, a lipstick holder, a cigarette filter and a hidden fitted mirror and cigarette compartment, suspended from an oval-link chain and pavé-set diamond ring holder, circa 1920, 11.0 x 4.0 x 2.5 cm., with French assay mark for gold, in original Janesich brown leather fitted case
    Signed Janesich, Paris, Monte Carlo, no. 9245


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