The Sarah Bernhardt Collection of Jewellery and Objects of Vertu

Date of Auction: 9th June 2020

Sold for £3,200

Estimate: £150 - £200

Sarah Bernhardt interest: A French silver gilt dressing table pot, of oval lidded form, with reeded detail, the lid with the initials ‘SB’, beneath the banner inscribed ‘Quand meme’ and Bernhardt’s personal crest of a crowned theatrical mask over crossed sword and jester’s staff, bearing French lozenge maker’s mark, dimensions 71.5 x 52 x 48mm. £150-£200

Footnote

Provenance: Formerly the property of Sarah Bernhardt, thence by family descent.

Dix Noonan Webb are delighted to offer this selection of lots on behalf of the vendor, a direct descendant of Sarah Bernhardt - her great great granddaughter.