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Coral, hardstone, enamel and diamond vanity case, Mauboussin, 1920s
The front applied with carved flowers and leaves of variously coloured chalcedony and coral, millegrain-set with single-cut, cushion-shaped and rose diamonds, the sides and reverse applied with black and green enamel, the thumbpiece set with rose diamonds, opening to reveal a lidded powder compartment, lipstick holder and mirror, to a suspension loop and chain composed of and black enameled links and jadeite beads, case measuring approximately 70 x 44 x 13mm, unsigned, numbered, French assay marks for 18 carat gold, maker's mark, fitted case stamped Mauboussin and monogrammed S.C.C.
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Literature

Cf.: Melissa Gabardi, Les Bijoux de l'Art Déco aux Années 40s, Paris, pg. 116 for an illustration of a vanity case of similar design.

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