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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Hong Kong, October 27, 2018

LOT 284

UNSIGNED CIGARETTE CASE, SILVER

Silver (0.925), cigarette case with enamel painting on the lid; silver gilded interior The scene depicting a young and beautiful naked dancer sitting full length, on a skin of spotted panther from Africa, listening to a sweet music played by her oriental maid, after having probably performing a vigorous "Dance of the Sword" at sound of his furious tambourine.

Brand Unsigned

Year Circa 1910-1920

Dimensions 92 x 77 x 14.5 mm.(171 gr.)

HKD 16,000 - 24,000

CHF 2,000 - 3,000 / USD 2,100 - 3,100

Sold: HKD 20,000


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3-24

Good

Slightly chipped


Notes

It's extremely rare to find one of those cigarette cases whose enamel painting is embellished with gold paillons, thus giving relief to the turban of the young maid.