• The Manolo March Collection Fr auction at Christies

    Sale 7817

    The Manolo March Collection From Son Galcerán, Mallorca

    28 - 29 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 444

    A FRENCH TWO-COLOUR GOLD CIGARETTE-CASE

    MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, 20TH CENTURY, RETAILED BY CARTIER

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH TWO-COLOUR GOLD CIGARETTE-CASE
    MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, 20TH CENTURY, RETAILED BY CARTIER
    In the Russian style, oblong with fluted sides in alternating colours of gold, the hinged cover with a blue cabochon cut stone thumbpiece and applied with initials and a crown, the end with a compartment for vestas, with a tinder cord, the interior with mirror, marked on cover bezels and inside, further stamped 'Cartier Paris Londres New York' and with indistinct inventory number perhaps '01111'
    the case - 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) long


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