AMETHYST, JADE AND DIAMOND POWDER COMPACT, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, ca. 1930.
Signed Van Cleef & Arpels Paris, no. 31206. Maker's mark indistinct, SAM/N(?), White gold 750, 182g.
The rounded, rectangular jade case, with black enamelled and diamond-set borders, the terminal set with a pyramid-shaped carved amethyst foliate plaque, the pearl push-piece opening to reveal a fitted mirror and powder compartment. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels Paris, 31206. Ca. 9,5 x 5 x 1,5 cm.