Description

    AN ENGLISH CIGARETTE CASE AND CONTINENTAL SILVER COSMETICS CASE, Maker unidentified, 20th century
    Marks to cosmetics case: D&F, 925, 21
    3-1/2 inches high (8.9 cm) (cigarette case)
    7.65 troy ounces (including non-silver materials)

    The cosmetics case with linear pattern to hinged lid, clasp closure to side, mirror and make-up sponge to interior; the hand hammered cigarette case with hinged lid centered with monogrammed oval cartouche, silver gilt to interior.


    Estimate: $400 - $600.

    Condition Report*:

    Crack to mirror of cosmetics case, small amounts of rust to interior, a small patch of soldering to reverse, dents to corners; the cigarette case missing elastics to interior, rubbing to monogram, both pieces with surface scratches commensurate with age.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2014
    13th-14th Saturday-Sunday
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