11 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 56,250
Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000
AN ART DECO DIAMOND AND SAPPHIRE BRACELET, BY CARTIER
Designed as three single and circular-cut diamond pierced geometric panels, each set with a cut-cornered square-cut diamond, with calibré-cut sapphire scalloped detail, joined by marquise-cut diamonds, spaced by single-cut diamond buckle links, mounted in platinum, circa 1925, 7 1/8 ins.
Signed Cartier, no. 860017
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THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
In 1983, Cartier set Eric Nussbaum the task of establishing the finest collection of its vintage jewels in the world
Jewellery specialist Angela Berden discusses an exceptional ruby-and-diamond brooch by Cartier, previously owned by the actress..
Specialist Daphne Lingon on the ‘very special moment’ she set eyes on an exceptional piece once owned by a style icon
Specialist Max Fawcett reveals the history behind an exquisitely detailed piece, perfectly preserved after more than a century