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All That Glitters: Luxury Goods & Art

Wed, May 29, 2024 11:00AM EDT
  2024-05-29 11:00:00 2024-05-29 11:00:00 America/New_York Revere Auctions Revere Auctions : All That Glitters: Luxury Goods & Art
This auction features a lovely selection of fine jewels including an extraordinary bracelet by Georges L'Enfant, and a gold and diamond Patek Philippe wrist watch. Also in this sale is a fine group of sterling silver objects, mint proof coins, and lovely furnishings. Artworks in this auction include works by Werner Scholz, Jan Matulka, Zao Wou-Ki, among others.
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Lot 538

Group of 4 Cases - Sterling & Silver

Estimate: $300 - $600
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Group of four case including:
Avedon Sterling box with diagonal fluting detail and 14k yellow gold logo of man in a top hat. With push button closure. Marked along the inner lip sterling and Avedon.
Metal case with three enamel maritime flags. With push tab closure. Engraved along the exterior back, "To Captain K.G. Towne from crew of U.S.N.S. Buckner, 1959." Unmarked.
One sterling lipstick case with linear engraving throughout and an empty cartouche at the top with floral accents. Hinged lid opens with pull tab. Gilt wash interior. Marked along the lip with French Minerva mark in clipped corner cartouche for .925, marked F and additional indistinct lozenge.
One sterling lipstick case with pseudo hieroglyphic engravings throughout. Hinged lid opens with pull tab. Gilt wash interior. Marked along the lip with French Mercury mark in rounded cartouche for .800 export silver, marked FIT and additional indistinct lozenge and other mark.

Provenance: Property from the distinguished collection of Mr. James Lee Soffer, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Height ranges from 1/4 in to 1 1/4 in; width 3 in to 3 1/2 in; depth ranges from 1 1/4 in to 4 1/4 in. Gross weight does not include case w/enamel or gold logo: 6.10 Troy oz. Three cases open and close smoothly, the enamel detail case opens and closes tightly but the push button is a bit sticky. All with some tarnishing and wear throughout. Both lipstick cases have some old polish accretions. The linear engraved lipstick case with some small dents to the interior.

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