• Rare Jewels and Objets d'Art:  auction at Christies

    Sale 2390

    Rare Jewels and Objets d'Art: A Superb Collection

    21 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1211

    A BELLE EPOQUE DIAMOND AND ROCK CRYSTAL BOW BROOCH, BY CARTIER

    Price Realised  

    A BELLE EPOQUE DIAMOND AND ROCK CRYSTAL BOW BROOCH, BY CARTIER
    Designed as a sculpted rock crystal double-bow with carved floral decoration and old mine-cut diamond detail, with a collet-set diamond trim and fringe, centering upon an old European-cut diamond knot, within a two-tiered collet-set diamond surround, suspending a detachable pear-shaped carved rock crystal pendant, within an openwork collet-set diamond scrolled border, accented by old European and old mine-cut diamonds and diamond drops, mounted in platinum, circa 1910, with French assay marks, in a Cartier red leather fitted case
    Signed Cartier, Paris


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    Literature

    Judith Price, Masterpieces of Twentieth Century French Jewelry from American Collections, Running Press, Philadelphia, 2006, page 59