17 May 2011
A GOLD AND DIAMOND EVENING BAG
20TH CENTURY, MARK OF C. S.
18K, of basketweave pattern, the hinged cover and swing handle joins set with platinum and diamonds, together with a tear-shaped gold mirror, the terminal inset with a jadeite disk engraved with Chinese characters, with carrying case, the purse marked 5047 C.S. and 750, the mirror marked Cartier, 18K and 13089
The bag 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm.) long; 15 oz. (478 gr.) gross weight (2)
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