Not for the world. Why, man, she is mine own, And I as rich in having such a jewel As twenty seas, if all their sand were pearl, The water nectar, and the rocks pure gold.

 

William Shakespeare,

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

@ 2019 by Mi Mi Jewellery

A rectangular 18 karat yellow gold cigarette case, by Cartier, dated 1947, with fitted presentation box. The exterior surface of the case is patterned with undulating horizontal stripes. The push-in ruby cabochon thumb-piece opens the case to reveal an openwork strip of patterned gold to secure any contents. Signed JC for Jacques Cartier, 12.5 cm x 8 cm

Details

  • CREATOR

    Cartier

  • IN THE STYLE OF

    Retro

  • PLACE OF ORIGIN

    France

  • DATE OF MANUFACTURE

    1947

  • PERIOD

    1940-1949

  • METAL

    18k Gold

  • STONE

    Ruby

  • STONE CUT

    Oval Cut

  • CONDITION

    Excellent

    See Condition Descriptions

  • CONDITION DETAILS

    with light scratches

  • DIMENSIONS

    W 3.15 in. x D 4.93 in.W 80 mm x D 125 mm

  • LENGTH

    4.93 in. (125 mm)

  • WEIGHT

    310 g

  • SELLER LOCATION

    London, GB

  • REFERENCE NUMBER

    LU116818037241

Cartier London 1947 18 Karat Yellow Gold Ruby Clasp Cigarette Case

£26,500.00 Regular Price
£20,000.00Sale Price