The Sarah Bernhardt Collection of Jewellery and Objects of Vertu

Date of Auction: 9th June 2020

Sold for £340

Estimate: £70 - £90

Sarah Bernhardt interest: A late 19th century tortoiseshell page turner, the long flat tortoiseshell blade with one end rounded, applied 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, length 37.5cm. £70-£90

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.