BUCCELLATI. A Ruby, Diamond and Gold Vanity Case. Photo Philips de Pury & Company

Designed as a brushed gold vanity case of square outline, enhanced by circular-cut diamonds and cabocon rubies, opening to reveal a fitted mirror and powder compartment, mounted in 18K yellow gold, length 2 3/4 inches.  Signed 'M.Buccellati'. ESTIMATE $6,000-8,000. SOLD AT $6,250

Philips de Pury & Company. Jewels. New York. 6 december 2011 www.phillipsdepury.com