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    Sale 2253

    Superb 20th Century Jewels from an American Collection

    15 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1110

    AN ART DECO STAR RUBY, ENAMEL AND GOLD NECKLACE, BY CARTIER

    Price Realised  

    AN ART DECO STAR RUBY, ENAMEL AND GOLD NECKLACE, BY CARTIER
    Of neo-Egyptian design, the articulated black and white enamel band of leopard print motif, set with a graduated series of oval cabochon star rubies, with gold papyrus detail, to the enamel and ruby clasp of similar design, mounted in 18k gold, 1935, with French assay mark and maker's mark, in a Cartier red leather fitted case
    Signed Cartier, Paris, nos. HYA248 and 29637
    With certificate of authenticity no. 1086 dated 4 June 1999 from Cartier Joailliers


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