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    Sale 1418

    Geneva Magnificent Jewels

    15 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 14

    A MULTI-GEM AND BLISTER PEARL 'MAASAI' BROOCH, BY CARTIER

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    A MULTI-GEM AND BLISTER PEARL 'MAASAI' BROOCH, BY CARTIER
    The carved onyx head wearing diamond-set headdress and earpendants, a blister pearl, coral and diamond shield, with coral and gold spears, 1950s, 8.9 cm, with French assay marks for gold
    Signed and with maker's mark for Cartier Paris, no. 020411


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    H. Nadelhoffer, Cartier, Jewellers Extraordinary, Abrams, 1984, New York, pp. 74, for similar illustration

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