Lot 256Antique Gold, Platinum, Wedgwood, Diamond and Cabochon Sapphire Compact and Lipstick Case, Cartier, France
The circular finely ribbed gold compact edged by a floral motif in green gold, centering a square-shaped panel of finely ribbed concentric circles highlighted by a circular wedgwood floral plaque, encircled by rose-cut diamonds, quartered by 4 cabochon sapphires, accented by 2 rose-cut diamond thumbpieces, including a mirror and powder cover, the ribbed gold lipstick case tipped at both ends with engraved flowers, accented by 2 cabochon sapphires, joined by oval gold links and ring, signed Cartier, Paris, Londres, New York, no. 229, with French assay mark, approximately 62.3 dwts. gross.
C Descendants of Marian Haven Wickes
Sold for $3,125
One hairline crack across 2 white wedgwood petals, faintly visible to eye.
2 white balls chipped and circles next to balls, slightly visible to eye, hairline crack at edge at 2:00, not visible to eye.
Minor scratches and several small dings on reverse.
Powder cover does not open fully and doesn't stay closed when open.
Diameter 2 1/8". Length of lipstick case 1 3/4".
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