• Jewels: The New York Sale, wit auction at Christies

    Sale 2306

    Jewels: The New York Sale, with The Catherine the Great Emerald Brooch and The Emperor Maximilian Diamond

    22 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 48

    ~AN ART DECO DIAMOND, CORAL AND ENAMEL EVENING BAG, BY CARTIER

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    ~AN ART DECO DIAMOND, CORAL AND ENAMEL EVENING BAG, BY CARTIER
    Designed as a tan and black tapestry evening bag, centering upon a scalloped black enamel plaque, with rose-cut diamond detail, to the rose-cut diamond clasp and coral tapered toggle, set with rose-cut diamond terminals, opening to reveal a black satin compartment with interior pocket, mounted in yellow and white gold, circa 1925, 9¼ x 5 x ¾ ins.
    Signed Cartier


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    This lot is offered without reserve.
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