Tooled gilt metal and enamel cigarette lighter, by Cartier


A very stylish vintage tooled gilt metal and enamel cigarette lighter, by Cartier,
 
French
 
mid 20th century
 
Cartier number 34302/C,
 
Light my fire...
 
Opening hinged top reveals horizontal flint wheel and automatically exhausts gas in readiness of the spark.  Closing top extinguishes the flame.
Of rectangular rounded corner form, the underside signed Cartier, with PARIS and number beneath, flint bar with integral spring with folding twist access, countersunk flap for fluid access.
 
The main body with exceptional tooling, central shaped raised panels featuring tooling with flowering urns on Trafalgar blue enamel ground, hinged top with similar smaller urn and the sides with leaf point swags on same enamel ground, repeated to base band, with the remaining body having raised tooled leaf point swags to the fine gilt metal and interlocking branches terminating with scrolls, all on petit point tooled ground on rich hue.
 
size - 2.3/4in. high, 1in. wide, 7/16in. deep - (7 x 2.5 x 1.2cm)
 
Point of Interest -
 
Cartier of Paris.  Unmistakable quality and true virtue exhibited here as a tooled gilt metal and enamel delight.  
The perfect gift to someone special. 

 

STOCK No1555
AVAILABILITYSold
PRICESold
Tooled gilt metal and enamel cigarette lighter, by Cartier
Click here for 360° view
Tooled gilt metal and enamel cigarette lighter, by CartierTooled gilt metal and enamel cigarette lighter, by CartierTooled gilt metal and enamel cigarette lighter, by CartierTooled gilt metal and enamel cigarette lighter, by CartierTooled gilt metal and enamel cigarette lighter, by CartierTooled gilt metal and enamel cigarette lighter, by CartierTooled gilt metal and enamel cigarette lighter, by CartierTooled gilt metal and enamel cigarette lighter, by CartierTooled gilt metal and enamel cigarette lighter, by Cartier
 
Other Items Which May Interest You
 
 
Antique coin-operated large double singing birds-in-cage, by BontemsAntique Silver-gilt and mottled green agate mounted musical harpAntique silver-gilt skeleton-escapement timepiece snuffboxSilver-gilt singing bird box, by Karl GriesbaumSilver-gilt and painted porcelain-bossed singing bird box, by B. F. of GermanyAntique Tortoiseshell and mother-of-pearl inlaid singing bird boxAntique Tortoiseshell and pictorial enamel singing bird box, by BontemsVintage gilt metal and filigree panel singing bird box, by Karl GriesbaumA small vintage circular single singing bird-in-cage, by Bontems