• New York Jewels auction at Christies

    Sale 2231

    New York Jewels

    10 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 76

    **AN ART DECO SUEDE, GOLD, ENAMEL AND CORAL EVENING BAG, BY CARTIER

    Price Realised  

    **AN ART DECO SUEDE, GOLD, ENAMEL AND CORAL EVENING BAG, BY CARTIER
    Of rectangular outline, the brown suede bag centering upon a textured and sculpted gold leaf clasp, topped by a coral and black enamel ladybug with rose-cut diamond spots, opening to reveal a dark brown leather interior with various compartments and pockets, circa 1935, 9½ x 6½ x 2 ins.
    Signed Cartier, Paris, no. 4258


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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.