Description

    An Auguste Peyroula Champlevé Enameled 18K Gold Vanity Box with Turquoise and Diamonds, Paris, France, circa 1920
    Marks: (A-water level-P), (eagle), 18K, 2806
    3/8 h x 3 w x 2 d inches (1 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm)
    114 grams (gross)

    The rectangular box with black enameled ground within turquoise blue enameled border en suite to all sides, a carved diamond-form turquoise cabochon mounted with bezel-set diamonds embellished with gold and diamond mounts to the lid, thumb press to the side, opening to an enameled interior simulating Japanese lacquer.

    Peyroula worked for both Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels.


    Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Light surface scratches to the enamel, with heavier wear to the back panel indicative of use and age, faint dent to the lower left corner of the lid, interior is in good condition. 

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