• Rare Jewels and Objets d'Art:  auction at Christies

    Sale 2390

    Rare Jewels and Objets d'Art: A Superb Collection

    21 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1109

    AN ART DECO LAPIS LAZULI, CITRINE AND GOLD HAND MIRROR, BY CARTIER

    Price Realised  

    AN ART DECO LAPIS LAZULI, CITRINE AND GOLD HAND MIRROR, BY CARTIER
    Designed as an octagonal hand mirror, within a polished gold surround, extending scalloped lapis lazuli trim, the reverse decorated with lapis lazuli mosaic tiles, centering upon an octagonal mother-of-pearl plaque, monogrammed JDW in polished gold, the tapered lapis lazuli handle enhanced by polished gold vertical bands and foil-backd citrine terminals, mounted in gold, circa 1927, 8¾ x 4¼ ins.
    Signed Cartier


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    Provenance

    Jessie Woolworth Donahue