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    Sale 12182

    Important Jewels

    18 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 201

    AN ART DECO CORAL, DIAMOND AND ENAMEL BROOCH, BY CARTIER

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    AN ART DECO CORAL, DIAMOND AND ENAMEL BROOCH, BY CARTIER
    Designed as a coral hand, wearing two rose-cut diamond, black enamel and 18k gold bracelets, holding a black enamel sculpted rose, centering upon a circular-cut diamond, circa 1930, 1 3/4 ins., with French assay marks for platinum and 18k gold
    Signed Cartier, Paris, France, no. 9338 (partially indistinct)


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    Cf. M. Chapman, Cartier and America, San Francisco, Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco and DelMonico Books, 2009, p. 171

    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.