DescriptionArt Deco Gold Necessaire, Wightman & Hough Co.
The 10k gold hinged necessaire, having a wallpaper paneled exterior, features sapphire cabochon thumbpushes and a fancy link chain with finger ring. The necessaire opens to reveal a hinged mirror with celluloid writing tablet reverse, a retractable pencil, springed bar card holder; together with two flip-lid compartments, one having powder, complete with puff, and one for miscellaneous items, marked W & H Co. for Wightman & Hough Co. Gross weight 115.70 grams.
Complete Dimensions: 9 inches x 2-1/2 inches
Case Dimensions: 3-1/4 inches x 2-1/2 inch
Designer: Wightman & Hough Co.
Gem Type: Sapphire
Gem Average Clarity: Good
Gem Shape: Oval-shaped cabochon
Gem Count: 1 - 25
Overall Condition: Very Good
Notes: Necessaire was made by a firm based in Providence, RI., circa 1920. W & H closed their doors in 1922. Complete with a Haltom Jeweler Fort Worth origin box. Case has minor scratches.
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