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Lacquer, jadeite and diamond vanity case, Cartier, 1931
Estimate
4,5005,500
LOT SOLD. 8,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
48
Lacquer, jadeite and diamond vanity case, Cartier, 1931
Estimate
4,5005,500
LOT SOLD. 8,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Lacquer, jadeite and diamond vanity case, Cartier, 1931
The exterior applied with black lacquer, the sides applied with jadeite cylinders set with bands of millegrain-set rose diamonds, opening to reveal a mirror, a lipstick holder, and powder compartment with hinged lid, measuring approximately 53 x 51 x 19mm, signed Cartier, numbered, French assay and maker's marks, British import hallmarks.
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Literature

Cf: Judy Rudoe, Cartier 1900-1939, London, 1997, pg 254, item 197, for a powder box of similar design, one of six made in Paris for Cartier London in 1930 and 1931.

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