AN ART DECO SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND VANITY CASE. The small rectangular cream enamel case with central oval-cut sapphire in diamond surround to the sapphire and diamond-set clasps opening to reveal a compartment, lipstick holder and mirror, chip to enamel near sapphire push piece, circa 1920, 5.9 cm. wide, with French assay marks for silver and gold.
"They said that once you had surrendered, once you were Bound, you lived normally. Free from the fearsome power in your blood and nerves and mind, from the stares and whispers of those born powerless. Binding made you free."