Lot 285. Gem set, enamel and diamond vanity case, Lacloche Frères, 1920s. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 68,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's
Of Chinoiserie design, set to the top with three carved jadeite plaques inset with cabochon sapphires and rubies, connected by millegrain-set rose diamonds, the edge of key design applied with black enamel, accented with barrel motifs set with polished jadeite, rose diamonds and red enamel, opening to reveal three compartments, lipstick holder and mirror, measuring approximately 75 by 50 by 10mm, signed Lacloche Frères, numbered, French assay and British import marks 1924. 

Sotheby's. Fine Jewels. 26 MARS 2014 | 10:00 AM GMT | LONDON