A nine carat gold and sapphire set cigarette box By Cartier, London 1947
Lot 17
A nine carat gold and sapphire set cigarette box By Cartier, London 1947
£10,000 - 15,000
US$ 16,000 - 25,000

Lot Details
A nine carat gold and sapphire set cigarette box
By Cartier, London 1947
Rectangular with rounded sides, the cover engraved with a crest and set with six square-cut sapphires on unusual lozenge mounts, the swivelling clasp with a further two sapphires and chanelled ropetwist decoration, length 8.5cm, weight 115gms.

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The Estate Sale of Her Imperial Highness the Princess Soraya Esfandiary Bakhtiary, wife of the last Shah of Iran, Beaussant and Lefèvre, Paris, 2002, ex-lot 180.

    The crest is that of PAHLAVI.

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