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Cartier
SILVER, GOLD AND HARDSTONE CIGARETTE BOX
Estimate
18,00022,000
LOT SOLD. 43,750 USD
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91
Cartier
SILVER, GOLD AND HARDSTONE CIGARETTE BOX
Estimate
18,00022,000
LOT SOLD. 43,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

20th Century Design

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New York

Cartier
SILVER, GOLD AND HARDSTONE CIGARETTE BOX
the silver body of ribbed hemi-cylindrical form with red lacquer sides, raised on two shaped bracket jade supports studded with cabochon corals, the hinged black enamel cover inlaid with gold straps and set with matching corals, the pink hardstone handle carved as a shaped scroll
body and cover with maker's mark and French control mark for articles of mixed gold and silver, body signed Cartier Paris Londres New York, circa 1935
silver, lacquer, nephrite, enamel, gold, jasper, coral
11.5cm
length 4 1/2 in.
Cartier, Paris
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Provenance

Christie's, Geneva, 27 May 1993, lot 733.

Exhibited

Art Deco 1910-1939.  Victoria and Albert Museum, London, March 27-July 20, 2003
Royal Ontario Museum, September 20, 2003-January 4, 2004
Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA, March 6-July 5, 2004
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, August 22 2004 - 9 January 92005.

Literature

Franco Cologni and Ettore Moccheti, Made by Cartier: One Hundred Fifty Years of Tradition and Innovation, 1993, p. 151.

20th Century Design

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New York