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    Sale 7464

    Un hôtel particulier du Faubourg Saint-Germain The Collection of The Marquis and Marquise de Ravenel

    21 - 22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 478

    TWO SILVER-GILT MOUNTED HARDSTONE ORNAMENTS, A SNUFF BOTTLE AND A FRENCH GOLD AND ENAMEL BOX BY CARTIER

    19TH AND 20TH CENTURY

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    TWO SILVER-GILT MOUNTED HARDSTONE ORNAMENTS, A SNUFF BOTTLE AND A FRENCH GOLD AND ENAMEL BOX BY CARTIER
    19TH AND 20TH CENTURY
    The first formed as a vase on a cylindrical plinth, the second modelled as a hand-seal; together with a Mongolian silver and stone-mounted jadite snuff-bottle, of moonflask form, the front and back mounted with filigree silver and set with hardstones, the hinged cover incorporating a spoon; and a French gold and enamel box of oval section, the sides and detachable cover with engine-turned decoration, the top and bottom with white enamel surrounding the words 'Never' and 'Write', marked on the bezel, the bezel further signed 'Cartier Paris Londres New York' and stamped '3741', contained in a fitted gilt-tooled red leather covered case
    The Cartier box- 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm.) high (4)


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