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DescriptionA French Art Deco Enameled 18K Gold Compact, retailed by Lacloche Freres, circa 1920
Marks: LACLOCHE FRERES, 13302, 750, (lynx), (eagle), (maker's mark)
3-1/8 inches long (7.9 cm)
The flattened rectangular case with poppy red enamel to either side, a black enameled medallion to obverse with a Chinese character in gold, with small black and gold decoration to the edges, thumb press to the side opening to a single compartment with mirror and receiver for lipstick.
Makers mark stamped: (SAM-indecipherable logo)
Estimate: $7,000 - $10,000.
Light dark stain to the verso of the case, light surface scratches to the poppy red enamel, light wear to the interior, lacking tube to the lipstick receiver. Presents well.
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