06-16-2009 06-16-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2462 Boston
June 16, 2009 10:00 AMCalender
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14kt Gold, Enamel, and Diamond Vanity Case

$2,963$2,500
Auction: Fine Jewelry - 2462 Location: Boston Date / Time: June 16, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

14kt Gold, Enamel, and Diamond Vanity Case, the two-color blue enamel case opening to reveal a lipstick and two compartments, baguette-cut diamond accents, 114.5 dwt, no. 870, maker's mark for Schanfein & Tamis, New York, 3 x 2 in., together with an Edwardian silver and blue enamel case, (former with enamel losses).
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Gold case bearing Cartier signatures. Cartier New York has not been able to authenticate this case. Enamel with scratches and dings, a couple of edge chips, only down to metal in one small area.

Keywords

Cartier New York, Tamis