Sale 17JL05 | Lot 327

Gold and Enamel Minaudière, Van Cleef & Arpels, Paris

Catalogue: Important Jewelry
Gold and Enamel Minaudière, Van Cleef and Arpels, Paris

Lot Details

Lot 327
Gold and Enamel Minaudière, Van Cleef & Arpels, Paris
18 kt., the rounded rectangular compact applied with white enamel pin stripes flanked by black enamel bands decorated with red enamel discs and gold leaf decoration, the interior sliding open to reveal a mirror, writing pad frame, hinged lipstick case and powder compartment, suspended from an oval link chain, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, Paris, with French assay marks, slightly obscured, circa 1920, minor enamel loss, approximately 83 dwts. gross. 2 3/4 x 1 5/8 x 3/8 inches. Length of chain 8 inches. With fitted signed box.


Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Sold for $7,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Light scratches on gold, small nick on one gold band at edge, slightly visible to eye.

Minor to moderate enamel loss at 4 corners.
Writing pad removed, probably was ivory.


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Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Sold for $7,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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