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Lot 1155. An Art Deco coral, lapis lazuli, enamel and diamond "Poiret rose" vanity case, by Lacloche Frères. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 74,500 © Christie's Images Ltd 2009

The rectangular black enamel and 18k gold case framed by rose-cut diamonds, the lid set with carved red coral roses each with a rose-cut diamond pistil, extending lapis lazuli leaves with rose-cut diamond veining, the pearl pushpiece opening to reveal a fitted mirror, a covered lipstick holder and a covered compact compartment, to the multi-gem geometric link chain and lapis lazuli and diamond ring, circa 1925, 3½ x 2 ins., with Swiss assay marks and English hallmarks. With maker's mark for Lacloche Frères, no. 3760

Christie's. Rare Jewels and Objets d'Art: A Superb Collection, 21 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Center