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Lapis lazuli and jade box, Cartier, circa 1945. Photo courtesy Sotheby's

The rectangular box covered in mosaic lapis lazuli, topped by a removable lid capped with a carved jade rondelle surmounted by a piece of facetted lapis,measuring approximately 110 x 86 x 70mm, indistinctFrench assay mark, fitted and numbered case by Cartier, gross weight approximately 750 grams. Estimate   7,500 — 13,000 CHF

Provenance: Jewels from the Collection of Odile de Richelieu, Countess Gabriel de La Rochefoucauld, Princess de La Rochefoucauld (1879-1974).

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. Genève | 13 nov. 2013 - www.sothebys.com