• 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 1154

    A BELLE EPOQUE DIAMOND BROOCH, BY CARTIER

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    A BELLE EPOQUE DIAMOND BROOCH, BY CARTIER
    Designed as an old European-cut diamond bow, suspending an old European and rose-cut diamond laurel wreath, set with a central old European and rose-cut diamond openwork plaque of sunburst design, with old European-cut diamond articulated ribbon tassels and diamond cluster terminals, mounted in platinum, circa 1908
    Signed Cartier, Paris


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    Literature

    A. Kenneth Snowman, The Master Jewelers, Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1990, page 194


    Exhibited

    The Art of Cartier, Musée du Petit Palais, Paris, 20 October 1989 - 28 January 1990, exhibition catalogue, page 103