A French 18K Gold, Partial Gilt Silver, and Enamel Vanity ...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionA French 18K Gold, Partial Gilt Silver, and Enamel Vanity Box with Cat Motif, retailed by Tiffany & Co., circa 1940
Marks: (lynx), 750, TIFFANY & CO.
1-1/4 inches high x 2-3/4 inches diameter (3.3 x 7.0 cm)
4.37 troy ounces
The round hinged box with translucent white enamel over a radiating turned ground to the lid and undulating ground to the side, a black and white cat with a blue ribbon is painted to the lid, thumb press to the front opening to a gilt interior.
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000.
Previous repair to the hinge, light surface scratches to the enamel indicative of age and light use, Roman numerals incised to the interior of the bezel. Presents well.
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