• Jewels: The New York Sale, wit auction at Christies

    Sale 2306

    Jewels: The New York Sale, with The Catherine the Great Emerald Brooch and The Emperor Maximilian Diamond

    22 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 272

    A GROUP OF ART DECO DIAMOND AND ENAMEL ACCESSORIES, BY CARTIER

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    A GROUP OF ART DECO DIAMOND AND ENAMEL ACCESSORIES, BY CARTIER
    Comprising a black enamel compact of rectangular outline, the openwork hinges set with rose-cut diamonds and black onyx, opening to reveal a concealed lipstick holder, powder compartment and fitted mirror, from a black enamel link chain, mounted in platinum and gold, circa 1925; and a lorgnette, designed as a pair of collapsible lenses trimmed with rose-cut diamonds, to the old European-cut diamond handle, the openwork sides set with collet-set old European-cut diamonds, to the platinum hoop trimmed by rose-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, (lorgnette accompanied by unsigned blue fabric cord, 14½ ins.), circa 1925
    Compact signed Cartier, N.Y.; lorgnette signed Cartier (2)


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    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE NEW YORK COLLECTION