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    Sale 5380

    Jewels at South Kensington

    4 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 174

    A silver gilt, enamel, diamond and moonstone minaudiere, by Van Cleef & Arpels

    Price Realised  

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    A silver gilt, enamel, diamond and moonstone minaudiere, by Van Cleef & Arpels
    Of black enamel rectangular form, the lid and sides with strap and buckle decoration, the single-cut diamond buckle with shaped moonstone detail, opening to reveal a mirror, a cigarette lighter, a lipstick holder, a comb holder and four vari-sized compartments, all with reeded decoration, circa 1945, in fabric carrying bag, one diamond deficient
    The interior signed Van Cleef & Arpels


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