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Art Deco Mauboussin Paris vanity case belonged to the French world famous pre-war dancer and chanteuse Mistinguett

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AN ART DECO DIAMOND, ENAMEL AND GOLD VANITY CASE, BY CARTIER. Of rectangular outline, the gold ribbed onyx case enhanced with old European and baguette-cut diamonds within a black enamel border, the square-cut diamond pushpiece opening to reveal a mirror, two concealed compartments and a lipstick case, mounted in gold, circa 1925, 3 1/4 x 1 5/8 x 1 3/16 ins., circa 1925, signed Cartier. #Cartier #ArtDeco #vanity

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AN ART DECO ENAMEL, DIAMOND AND GOLD COMPACT, BY CARTIER. Of stylised envelope design, the blue enamel and gold floral motif lid enhanced by an applied rose-cut diamond and black onyx plaque, to the blue enamel striped sides, opening to reveal a fitted mirror, lipstick and powder compartment, mounted in 18K gold, circa 1925, with French assay marks and maker's mark. #Cartier #ArtDeco #compact

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Enamel and diamond vanity case, Cartier, circa 1920 The black enamel case decorated with two lines of millegrain-set rose and single-cut diamonds, enhanced with palmette motifs and diamond thumbpiece, opening to reveal a cigarette compartment, a mirror, a lipstick holder and two powder compartments, measurements approximately 85 x 40 x 30mm, signed Cartier, numbered, French assay and indistinct maker's marks.

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Panther Vanity Case, Cartier Paris, 1928. Yellow gold, platinum, black enamel, rose- and baguette-cut diamonds, engraved emeralds and green enamel (cypress), two square-cut emeralds, rubies (trunk), calibrated and faceted rubies (earth) and onyx cabochons (panther). The interior fitted with a mirror, a lipstick, a covered powder compartment, and a cigarette compartment with gold openwork retaining clip.

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