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A FRENCH JEWELLED ENAMELLED GOLD CIGARETTE-CASE
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A FRENCH JEWELLED ENAMELLED GOLD CIGARETTE-CASE

RETAILER'S MARK HUSSON-MENTON-AIX, MAKER'S MARK J D, CIRCA 1920

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A FRENCH JEWELLED ENAMELLED GOLD CIGARETTE-CASE
RETAILER'S MARK HUSSON-MENTON-AIX, MAKER'S MARK J D, CIRCA 1920
rectangular box with canted corners, the cover, sides and base set with panels of peak-pattern engine-turning within raised foliate borders, the cover set with a hardstone cameo centred in a dark-blue enamel frame with pearl-set gold flowers at intervals, slightly raised scroll thumbpiece
3¾ in. (95 mm.) wide
Provenance
Christie's, New York, 26 Oct 2006, lot 11.
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Lot Essay

G Husson is recorded working in Menton and Aix les Bains on the French Riviera circa 1920.

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