vintage cigarette case
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A Russian silver gilt, cloisonne and Plique-a-jour enamel cigarette case, Gustav Klingert, Moscow, circa 1891 The rectangulr case with rounded corners decorated with a multi-color geometric border around a central translucent enamel plique-a-jour diamond and triangle motif filled with scrolls and floral designs.
AN ART DECO ROCK CRYSTAL, DIAMOND AND ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE, BY CARTIER. Designed as an oblong fluted rock crystal case, with rose-cut diamond, black enamel and cabochon sapphire foliate hinges, opening on either side, mounted in platinum, circa 1920, with French assay marks and maker's marks. Signed Cartier, Paris.
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Duchess of Windsor -SILVER AND ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE, GERMAN, EARLY 20TH CENTURY, The front applied with a jewelled crest depicting a gold heraldic lion rampant, crowned within a rose-diamond and ruby garter, enamelled in translucent scarlet on a textured ground, apparently unmarked, in a blue velvet case gilt with a royal crown.
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PRINCESS MARGARET'S ROYAL CHRISTMAS PRESENT A GEORGE V GEM-SET GOLD CIGARETTE-CASE MARK OF JACQUES CARTIER, LONDON, 1940 Oblong, with reeded cover and base and plain sides, with a square cut sapphire thumbpiece, the inside engraved with a facsimilie script presentation inscription, marked inside and on cover, the rim further engraved 'CARTIER LONDON', contained in a gilt-tooled red leather case labelled 'CARTIER PARIS 53 Rue de la Paix LONDON 115 New Bond Street NEW YORK. The inscription reads 'To Margaret from her very devoted Papa GR Christmas 1949.' Given to H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon by her father King George VI, Christmas 1949.
AN ART NOUVEAU AGATE AND ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE, BY BOUCHERON The rounded rectangular agate case, the lid enhanced by a series of oval-shaped cabochon agates, within a blue enamel frame, decorated with green enamel and rose-cut diamond papyrus flowers, with a green and blue enamel clasp and hinge, mounted in gold, circa 1910, 3 3/8 x 2¼ x 5/8 ins. Signed Boucheron, Paris, Vente Christie's N°1826. PS: What a beauty!| JV