The 18 carat gold box with stylized basket-weave decoration, the cover with a ribbon and scroll motif formed of 258 graduated diamonds pavé set in white gold, the clasp concealed by two scrolls, fitted interior with a hinged mirror which folds down to reveal a bill clasp and a sprung comb holder, the base with sprung holder for a lighter and a smaller rectangular watch, a side released lipstick holder, with French eagle's head third standard mark for gold
A GOLD, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND VANITY CASE, BY CARTIER ~ Of rectangular outline, the guilloché 18k gold case designed as an envelope, centering upon an oval-cut sapphire, weighing approximately 9.12 carats, within a single-cut diamond stylized flower frame resembling a wax seal, the single-cut diamond pushpiece opening to reveal a fitted mirror, two lidded powder compartments, a lipstick holder and a money clip, mounted in 18k gold and platinum, 1951
JANESICH Minaudiere, in platino, diamanti e smalto nero, come la catenella al dito arricchita da microperle, l'interno in oro giallo con particolare apertura a scatto, g. 138,9, l. 6,50, con catenella cm 15. Punzonato n° 18786 DEPOSE' Platinum, diamond and black enamel minaudière with micropearl loop and gold lining Valutazione: € 8.000,00 / € 12.000,00
ONYX, ENAMEL, CORAL AND DIAMOND VANITY CASE, LACLOCHE FRÈRES, 1920S The circular case set to the front with four bevelled onyx plaques, the central shòu character and edges set with rose diamonds, to a twisted silk cord set with coral bead and rose diamond slider, terminating on a similarly set tassel with onyx beads, opening to reveal a mirror, lipstick holder and powder compartment, signed Lacloche Frères, numbered, French assay and indistinct maker's marks, one diamond deficient.
Superb gem set vanity case, Cartier, 1925. The octagonal gold box decorated with white enamel wave motifs, mother-of-pearl inlay, and black enamel, the terminals covered in carved coral flowers, seed pearls, cabochon emeralds, and circular-, single-cut and rose diamonds, each end opening to reveal a powder compartment, the length opening on two sides to reveal a compartment, a lipstick holder and a fold out mirror.
18 KARAT GOLD, PLATINUM, DIAMOND AND EMERALD VANITY CASE, FRENCH, CIRCA 1915 The gold rectangular case applied with an openwork plaque of foliate design, set with rose-cut diamonds weighing approximately 3.50 carats, the thumbpieces set with cabochon emeralds, the interior fitted with a mirror, writing slate, one large and one small compartment, suspended from a goldlink chain, gross weight approximately 154 dwts <3<3<3
Lacquer, coral, sapphire and diamond vanity case, Cartier, 1930s The lacquer vanity case decorated with a geometric motif set with coral, cabochon sapphires and rose diamonds, opening to reveal a mirror, two powder compartments and a lipstick holder, measurements approximately 78 x 58 x 13mm, signed Cartier, numbered, fitted case signed Cartier.