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    Sale 7442

    Jewellery

    12 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 122

    AN ART DECO DIAMOND AND SAPPHIRE RING, BY CARTIER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ART DECO DIAMOND AND SAPPHIRE RING, BY CARTIER
    Set with a triangular-shaped diamond opposing a triangular-shaped sapphire to the ridged platinum band, circa 1930, ring size I½
    Signed Cartier, Paris (number illegible)


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    This ring was commissioned from Cartier by Major Maharajkumar Mahijit Singh of Kapurthala (1893-1932), the second son of Maharaja Jagatjit Singh of Kapurthala, for his wife Rani Anar Devi Sahiba. It was originally intended as a signet ring, which was later resized and the French assay mark and maker's mark were lost. The ring was bought from the family circa 1970.
    For the jewellery from the collection of Anita Delgado (1890-1962), fifth wife of Maharaja Jagatjit Singh of Kapurthala, see lots 201 to 208 in this sale.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    FORMERLY THE PROPERTY OF RANI ANAR DEVI SAHIBA OF KAPURTHALA