Art Deco Gold, Platinum, Black Enamel, Jade, Cabochon Ruby and Diamond Vanity, Cartier, Paris, circa 1920. Sold for $5,625. Photo Doyle New York.
The rectangular vanity applied with black enamel, surmounted by a bouquet composed of a cluster of 8 small cabochon rubies, supported by a jade vase accented by small rose-cut diamonds, with a beveled rectangular jade thumbpiece edged by small rose-cut diamonds, the interior with mirror, 2 compartments and lipstick holder, signed Cartier, Paris, Made in France, with maker’s mark and French assay mark, circa 1920, approximately 77 dwts. gross. 1 13/16 x 1 5/8 x 5/8 inches. Estimate $4,000-6,000
Enamel: cover in good condition, minor scratches and abrasions on bottom of case, small chip and several scratches under thumbpiece.
Jade: light green, even color, translucent, good luster.
Rubies: bright pinkish-red, translucent, good polish.
Doyle New York. Important Jewelry. Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 10am