GOLD AND DIAMOND NÉCESSAIRE DU SOIR, CARTIER, PARIS, December 1947. Egg shaped with twisted ropework borders, the front engraved with the armorial bearings of His Royal Highness The Duke of Windsor, the reverse with a monogram of the initials WW for Wallis Windsor below a Royal Ducal coronet, the thumbpiece collet-set with a rose diamond, suspended from a pendant ring accented with single-cut diamonds, opening to reveal a single lidded compartment with a mirror and feather powder puff.

JEWELS OF THE DUKE & DUCHESS OF WINDSOR SOTHEBY’S LONDON Emerald, Ruby and Diamond Brooch, Cartier, Paris, 1930s Estimate: 24,255 - 32,340 USD

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