An 18 carat French gold and enamel Erotic cigarette case maker's mark "CAH" in a lozenge punch, Paris, incuse stamped 750 and numbered 56238
Lot 14Y
An 18 carat French gold and enamel Erotic cigarette case
maker's mark "CAH" in a lozenge punch, Paris, incuse stamped 750 and numbered 56238
£5,000 - 7,000
US$ 8,000 - 11,000

Lot Details
An 18 carat French gold and enamel Erotic cigarette case
maker's mark "CAH" in a lozenge punch, Paris, incuse stamped 750 and numbered 56238
Rectangular form with curved corners, the exterior enamelled with alternate diagonal white enamel stripes, the centre pierced with a symmetric cypher inset with cabochon sapphires, the thumbpiece and side panel inset with nineteen cabochon sapphires, the interior with false hinged base and swivel panel; inset with an erotic miniature on ivory depicting an amorous Mars and a nude Venus, signed 'Dier, 1918', sprung cigarette strap pierced with laurel and berries, length 11cm, weight total 260gms.
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