232. A diamond and gem-set vanity case by Boucheron
A diamond and gem-set vanity case by Boucheron
France, circa 1940
The rectangular bicolour box, with gold pierced hinged cover depicting butterflies and flowering foliage with engraved detailing, set with circular-cut rubies and sapphires on mirrored backing, the reeded sides and base with similarly designed gold wedge-shaped thumb piece, opening to reveal six compartments including two lipstick holders, a powder compact and a double folding mirror, French essay marks for silver, maker’s mark and numbered 81763 BT 875012. Signed Boucheron Paris.
L. 8.5 x W. 13 cm / L. 3.3 x W. 5.1 in
Gross weight approx. 506.2 g