Art Deco, French Minaudiere, Vanity Case With 18ct Gold, Jade, Diamonds & Onyx

antique lizard skin vanity box with jade, diamond and onyx detail
Art Deco minaudiere vanity box with lizard skin, jadeite, onyx, rose-cut diamonds, 18ct gold clasp, and internal mirror.
Art Deco minaudiere vanity box with jadeite, onyx, rose-cut diamonds, 18ct gold clasp, and internal mirror, powder puff, and lipstick holder
Art Deco lizard skin minaudiere with jadeite, onyx, and rose-cut diamond embellishments. Functional and decorative evening accessory.
Art Deco lizard skin minaudiere with jadeite, onyx, and rose-cut diamonds. Functional and decorative accessory from the 1920s-1930s.
Art Deco lizard skin minaudiere with jadeite, onyx, and rose-cut diamonds. Functional and decorative accessory from the 1920s-1930s.
Art Deco lizard skin minaudiere with jadeite, onyx, and rose-cut diamonds, 18ct gold clasp.
Art Deco lizard skin minaudiere with jadeite, onyx, and rose-cut diamonds. Functional and decorative accessory from the 1920s-1930s.
Art Deco lizard skin minaudiere with jadeite, onyx, and rose-cut diamonds. Functional and decorative accessory from the 1920s-1930s.

Art Deco, French Minaudiere, Vanity Case With 18ct Gold, Jade, Diamonds & Onyx


A quality minaudiere, vanity box with an internal mirror, powder pouch (complete with powder puff) and lipstick or perfume holder.  The makers name is printed in gold on the edge (please see images).  The outer fabric of the case is made with lizard skin and embellished with a piece of jadeite, with a black onyx and rose-cut diamond frame.
There are a total of fourteen, twinkling rose-cut diamonds mounted in platinum.
The gemstone mounted decoration is in a geometric design - very art deco!!
Complete with 18ct gold clasp fastening.


A Minaudiere was 'in vogue' during this era, worn (held) as a jewellery piece / accessory that replaced the evening bag and was functional as well as decorative!


DETAILS

Measurements : 2.4 x 3.6 x 1 inch

Hallmarks: Eagles head (denotes 18ct gold)

Date: Art Deco (1920 to 1935)

Condition: Good

Product Code: BX06

 


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