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Art Deco 18kt Gold and Lacque Burgaute Vanity Case, France

Auction:
2391
Lot:
644
Sold for:
$2,115$1,800

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2391
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 11, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Art Deco 18kt Gold and Lacque Burgaute Vanity Case, France, the shaded mother of pearl panel wiht gold foil inlays depicting a lady and her maid in a garden scene, within a red lacquered case, French maker's mark for BM, guarantee stamps, no. 15776 , (slight fissures to panel, small losses).

Note: During the Art Deco period, these Japanese lacquered panels, produced by a technique of Chinese origin, were worked by Paris makers such as Cartier and LaCloche into vanities, cigarette cases, vases and clocks. The box is both gold and silver.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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France, maid , Paris, Cartier, LaCloche, Art Deco, Cartier SA, Modern art

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