Coral and malachite plaques, mother-of-pearl, lacquer, onyx, rose-cut diamonds, malachite, 18k yellow gold (French mark) and platinum, circa 1927, mother-of-pearl with Vladimir Makowsky monogram, compact signed Cartier Paris, Londres, New York, numbered, red Cartier fitted case

Size/Dimensions: 5.4 x 5.4 x 1.0 cm
Gross weight: 63.3 grams

Please note that this lot incorporates material from endangered species which could result in export restrictions.
O. Bachet & A. Cartier, Cartier Exceptional Objects, Éditions Palais Royal, 2019, book I, p. 309 for the photograph of this powder compact
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Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
This lot is subject to standard Swiss VAT rules and 7.7% VAT will be charged on the ‘hammer’ and the ‘buyer’s premium’
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