Lot 401: A SILVER, BURGAUTÉ LACQUER, ENAMEL AND CORAL TABLE CIGAR BOX AND ACCOMPANYING CIGARETTE BOX, ATTRIBUTED TO CARTIER, FRENCH, CIRCA 1920 | A silver, burgauté lacquer, enamel and coral table cigar box and accompanying cigarette box, attributed to Cartier, French, circa 1920

Est: £12,000 - £18,000
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Description: in Chinese taste, the cigar box rectangular, the cigarette box of upright shaped section with incurved corners, each with silver lid centred with a Chinese openwork coral knop, set within geometrical black decorationt, T pattern borders and an additional cylindrical ornament at each corner, the sides formed of burgauté lacquer with delicate riverscape scenery featuring pagodas, bridges and fishermen in boats, the cigarette box with further diaper decoration, on red enamelled slightly protruding corners, the cigar box lined with cedarwood, each with partially illegible maker's lozenge mark possibly for Maurice Couët, boar's head control mark
Dimensions: 18.3cm., 7 1/8 in. wide: 13 cm., 5 1/8 in. high
Provenance: The Property of a Private Collector
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