Natural Chrome Diopside Rondelle Bead Graduated Necklace, 18K Gold Clasp. Vintage ART DECO c1930 Dutch 935 Silver CASE CABOCHON SAPPHIRE Thumbpiece.
This elegant vintage cigarette case dates back to Art Deco era, c1930. The lovely engine-turned hexagonal geometric pattern to back and front is reminiscent of Art Deco era. Front of case features a delicate floral chased motif in an oval cartouche. The bordered cartouche is detailed with an etched pattern. Attention to detail is further seen with the detailed chased bevel edge to back and front.....
Adding further charm to this case is the cabochon blue sapphire-like gem placed at the thumbpiece. The cigarette case is crafted in 935 silver - a higher silver standard than 925 sterling silver. Stamped "935" on the inside rim and to both sides. Origin most likely Netherlands (Dutch).The interior of case retains a lovely gold wash or gilding- a finish often seen with better cases. The elastic strap is missing. The soft, warm original patina is present, no buffing or polishing. The slim rectangle shape is perfect for slipping into a jacket pocket or small purse, it measures 2" inches wide x just over 3" inches long and is 8.30mm thick (measures from outside). 2" inches wide x just over 3" inches long and is 8.30mm thick (measures from outside). No dents, some mild surface marks consistent with age.
The item "Vintage ART DECO c1930 Dutch 935 Silver CASE CABOCHON SAPPHIRE Thumbpiece" is in sale since Wednesday, November 09, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling". The seller is "beryl-lane" and is located in adelaide, South Australia. This item can be shipped worldwide.