Description

    Art Deco Sapphire, Gold Necessaire, French
    The 18k yellow gold hinged necessaire, having an engraved finish, features sapphire cabochon thumbpushes and a fancy link wristlet chain. The necessaire opens to reveal a mirror with celluloid writing tablet reverse, retractable pencil, springed bar holder; together with two flip-lid compartments, one having four hair pins and a retractable lipstick holder. Marked for French Export and English Import. Gross weight 133.80 grams.
    Dimensions: 8-3/8 inches x 2 inches x 1/2 inch


    Condition Report*:

    Gem Type: Sapphire
    Gem Average Clarity: Good
    Gem Shape: Cabochon
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Notes: Very unique piece. The pencil has lead intact. The lipstick holder is clean. Very detailed and functional.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2009
    11th-13th Monday-Wednesday
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