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    Sale 7746

    PARISIAN TASTE IN LONDON: A PRIVATE COLLECTION AND FURNITURE

    10 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 136

    A CARTIER GOLD-MOUNTED GLASS CIGARETTE CASE

    MARK OF CARTIER, PARIS, 20TH CENTURY, SIGNED 'CARTIER', WITH STAMPED INVENTORY NUMBER 01720Z, THE POST-1919 THIRD STANDARD MARK FOR GOLD AND ONE FURTHER MARK

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    A CARTIER GOLD-MOUNTED GLASS CIGARETTE CASE
    MARK OF CARTIER, PARIS, 20TH CENTURY, SIGNED 'CARTIER', WITH STAMPED INVENTORY NUMBER 01720Z, THE POST-1919 THIRD STANDARD MARK FOR GOLD AND ONE FURTHER MARK
    Upright flattened cylindrical box, the lid and base centred with gold openwork sunbursts, the sides encased in reeded gold wickerwork; together with a Louis XVI gold-mounted blonde tortoiseshell bonbonnière with swirling two-colour gold inlay; and a Louis XVI gold-mounted composition bonbonnière enclosing a stained straw-work interior, the cover with plaque inscribed 'L'AMOUR LES UNIT.'; and an oval burr-wood and jasper silver-mounted snuff-box, probably German, circa 1820
    Cigarette case, 3½ in. (9 cm.) high; bonbonnières, 2 7/16 in. (6.1 cm.) diam.; snuff-box, 3 5/8 in. (9.1 cm.) wide (4)


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