MINAUDIERE STYPTOR ET DIAMANTS, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, VERS 1940 | STYPTOR AND DIAMOND 'MINAUDIÈRE', VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, 1940S
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MINAUDIERE STYPTOR ET DIAMANTS, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, VERS 1940
STYPTOR AND DIAMOND 'MINAUDIÈRE', VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, 1940S
De forme rectangulaire à décor guilloché, le fermoir en plaqué or rehaussé de diamants taille 8/8 ouvrant sur un miroir, un étui à rouge à lèvres, un poudrier et deux boîtes, l'une comprenant un miroir, dimensions 150 x 120 x 20 mm environ, signée Van Cleef & Arpels, numérotée, poinçons pour le Styptor, poids brut total 732.15 g, étui en satin signé Van Cleef & Arpels.
Of rectangular textured design, the gold plated thumpiece accented with single-cut diamonds, opening to reveal a mirror, a lipstick case, a powder box and two boxes, measuring approximately 150 x 120 x 20mm, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered, Styptor marks, gross weight approximately 732.15 grams, satin pouch signed Van Cleef & Arpels
Signed 'LA MINAUDIERE DE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS' and numbered 3189. Marks for Styptor. One compartment missing. Some stains on the mirror, scratches, areas of discoloration and tarnish to the metal consistent with age. Clasp a bit loose. Overall in good condition. Gross weight approximately 732.15 grams.
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