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    Sale 5383

    Jewels at South Kensington

    7 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 122

    An early 20th century diamond-set tortoiseshell card case

    Price Realised  


    An early 20th century diamond-set tortoiseshell card case
    The rectangular case with gold mounted rounded edges with central applied reverse intaglio depicting the figure of Eros against a blue ground with rose-cut diamond surround flanked by shaped reverse crystal intaglio panels of foliate decoration with rose-cut diamond scrolling borders, circa 1910

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    Please note that this lot will require a CITES licence to leave the EU and will also be subject to US Fish and Wildlife restrictions if it is to be imported into the USA