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    French Very Fine Gold, Enamel, Diamond & Ruby Tabatiere, circa 1850
    Measuring 85 mm x 60 mm x 26 mm, 18k gold, Paris Mercury head export mark and GC makers mark on the band (possibly Guillet & Cie), 172.5 grams, translucent bright red enamel on the bottom, sides and top with engraved and chased gold swirl and leaf frames, top mounted with numerous rose cut and mine cut diamonds in raised gold floral settings, central gold frame around a guilloche green enameled plaque with gold and diamond centerpiece displaying a facetted ruby measuring 6 mm x 5 mm




    Condition Report*: Type: French Very Fine Gold, Enamel, Diamond & Ruby Tabatiere
    Metal: 18k gold
    Gram Weight: 172.5
    Condition: overall very good condition, minmal enamel loss to two very small areas on the top at the left side, a few small areas on the side panels, light scratches on the bottom
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2018
    1st Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
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