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    Sale 7634

    The London Sale: Jewels

    10 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 2

    AN ART DECO IVORY, ENAMEL AND ONYX CIGARETTE CASE, BY BOUCHERON

    Price Realised  

    AN ART DECO IVORY, ENAMEL AND ONYX CIGARETTE CASE, BY BOUCHERON
    The rectangular ivory body of oval section, applied with two gold bands depicting stylised flowers and foliage decorated with black, white, grey and pale green enamel to the onyx base and hinged lid 1921, 9.2 cm high, with French assay mark for gold
    Signed Boucheron, Paris, with maker's mark for Georges le Saché


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    Accompanied by a letter from Boucheron dated 18 March 2004 stating that the cigarette case arrived in their stock in May 1921. It was subsequently sold in London on 21 December 1928 for £20.00

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