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    Sale 7442

    Jewellery

    12 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 130

    A VERY FINE ART DECO DIAMOND CHOKER/PAIR OF BRACELETS, BY CARTIER

    Price Realised  

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    A VERY FINE ART DECO DIAMOND CHOKER/PAIR OF BRACELETS, BY CARTIER
    Designed as four pavé-set diamond openwork lotus-motif panels to the twin pear-shaped diamond circular spacers, detaching to form two bracelets, made in 1927, 36.0 cm long (2)


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    The choker converts into two bracelets and was originally conceived as a bandeau, comprising a total of six parts. Presently only two of the three larger parts survive.

    Cf. The Art of Cartier (exhibition catalogue, Paris 1989), cat. no. 274

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    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.


    Provenance

    Made by Cartier for Lady Evelyn Collins (b. 1882), daughter of James Henry Robert Innes-Ker, 7th Duke of Roxburghe, in August 1927


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY