Lot 5: An Art Deco eighteen karat gold and enamel vanity case, Cartier,
February 8, 2017
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
An Art Deco eighteen karat gold and enamel vanity case, Cartier
decorated by a polychrome enamel center panel of birds and flowers surrounded by rose-cut diamonds with white and black enamel border, scrolling black and white decorated edges, and white monogram, suspending from a black enamel link chain and onyx and diamond rondels further suspending from a platinum and diamond ring, some enamel loss
one lipstick compartment missing.
Gross weight: 73.8 dwt.; Length: 2 3/4 in., Width: 1 3/4 x 1/4 in.
surface scratches to gold
lipstick broken on hinge
french hallmarks on lipstick
Cartier signiture partially obliterated.
monogram PSE in center
onyx and rose-cut diamond thumb piece
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