• Jewels: The New York Sale & Th auction at Christies

    Sale 2211

    Jewels: The New York Sale & The Annenberg Diamond

    21 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 12

    AN ART DECO ONYX, ENAMEL AND MULTI-GEM VANITY CASE, BY CARTIER

    Price Realised  

    AN ART DECO ONYX, ENAMEL AND MULTI-GEM VANITY CASE, BY CARTIER
    Designed as an 18k gold compact, within a round black onyx frame enhanced by circular-cut diamond detail, centering upon a blue and red enamel plaque depicting a white enamel gazelle, set at the corners with rose-cut diamonds, opening to reveal a powder compartment with a glass case, suspended from a gold and black enamel link chain, to the gold lipstick holder, with black enamel and cabochon sapphire terminals, mounted in 18k gold, circa 1925, with French assay marks and maker's marks, in a Cartier red leather fitted case
    Signed Cartier, Paris, Londres, New York


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