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A GOLD AND SAPPHIRE SET CIGARETTE BOX
BY CARTIER, LONDON, 1947
The 9 carat gold box of rectangular form with rounded sides, the cover set with six square-cut sapphires on raised square mounts, with swivelling clasp with rope twist decoration and two further sapphires at each end, the cover engraved with the lion and sun motif of the Pahlavi dynasty, maker's name engraved on the front edge of the cover and hallmarked on the inside base and cover
2 3/8 x 3 x ¾in. (6 x 7.8 x 1.8cm.)
115 gr.
Provenance
Estate of Her Imperial Highness Princess Soraya, Beaussant Lefèvre, Paris, 30 May 2002, lot 180

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