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A French Art Nouveau box, the plain oblong form with hinged cover depicting a stylised portrait of a lady smoking a cigarette, signed Fernand Ouillon Carrere. French assay marks. Length measuring 3 1/4 inches (8 cm), weight 7.4 ozt (231 grams).
The lot displays general scratches, marks wear and tarnishing commensurate with the age and use. Minor dints and bumps. Areas of discolouration. Gilding to the interior also discoloured.