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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 21

    A GOLD, ENAMEL AND GEM-SET CIGARETTE CASE

    CIRCA 1920

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GOLD, ENAMEL AND GEM-SET CIGARETTE CASE
    CIRCA 1920
    Rectangular, with radiating flutes, the center set with an enamel plaque of a Turkish soldier surrounded by old mine-cut and old European-cut diamonds, the reverse engraved with an Ottoman inscription, apparently unmarked
    3½ in. (9 cm.) long


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION