An enamelled silver cigarette case depicting the Jagatjit Palace and the insignia of Jagatjit Singh of Kapurthala (Reg. 1872-1949) London, dated 1910(2)

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Lot 216
An enamelled silver cigarette case depicting the Jagatjit Palace and the insignia of Jagatjit Singh of Kapurthala (Reg. 1872-1949)
London, dated 1910
(2)

£ 4,000 - 6,000
US$ 5,000 - 7,600
An enamelled silver cigarette case depicting the Jagatjit Palace and the insignia of Jagatjit Singh of Kapurthala (Reg. 1872-1949)
London, dated 1910
of rectangular form with hinge to top edge, decorated in polychrome enamels with the Jagatjit Palace to the front and the monogram of Jagatjit Singh surmounted by a crown to the reverse, the gilded interior with hallmarks for the Goldsmiths and Silversmiths company, 112 Regent Street, with later fitted box by Viners
8.8 x 6.8 cm.; 128g.(2)

Footnotes

  • Maharaja Jagatjit Singh was a keen traveller and Francophile and served as the Indian Representative at the League of Nations General assembly three times between 1925 and 1929. The Jagatjit Palace was completed in 1908 and was modelled on the Palace of Versailles.
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An enamelled silver cigarette case depicting the Jagatjit Palace and the insignia of Jagatjit Singh of Kapurthala (Reg. 1872-1949) London, dated 1910(2)
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