CORAL, ONYX AND DIAMOND POWDER BOX AND TOBACCO TIN (PORTACIPRIA E PORTA TABACCO IN ONICE, CORALLO E DIAMANTI) , CARTIER, PARIS
Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 EUR
From a noble Family
CORAL, ONYX AND DIAMOND POWDER BOX AND TOBACCO TIN
(PORTACIPRIA E PORTA TABACCO IN ONICE, CORALLO E DIAMANTI) , CARTIER, PARIS
Both of rectangular shape, of polished onyx, the clasps embellished with coral bars and rose diamonds, the powder box opening to reveal a mirror and two compartments, measuring approximately 75x40x15mm, signed Cartier Paris, total gross weight approximately 208 grams.
(Entrambi di forma rettangolare, in onice, con chiusure in diamanti di taglio a rosa e corallo, il portacipria con specchio e due vani, misure approssimative 75x40x15mm, firmati Cartier Paris, peso totale approssimativo 208 grammi.)
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Accompanied by a Cisgem gemmological Report no. 12498 dated 19.12.2018.
Tobacco tin: Signed Cartier Paris, Made in France, numbered 865. French hallmarks for platinum and gold. Onyx strongly scratched, areas of chipping, particularly on the edges. Signs and scratches to the metal consistent with age and use; evidence of tarnish and discoloration. One diamond missing. Gross weight approximately 79 grams..
Powder case: French assay mark for 18 carat gold. Clasp not perfectly closing. Onyx, strongly scratched, area of chipping, particularly on the edges. Mirror chipped. Signs and scratches to the metal consistent with age and use; Gross weight approximately 128 grams.
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