14 June 2006
A SET OF FIVE GOLD INLAID EBONY DICE
BY CARTIER, CIRCA 1950
Each of typical form, the side set with stars, contained in a black crocodile case applied with a gold initial 'M' below a Royal Princess' coronet, further contained in a fitted red leather case labelled 'Cartier 115 New Bond St.; Paris 13 Rue de la Paix and New York 553 5th Avenue'
the case - 4 in. (10.2 cm.) long (5)
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