AN EMERALD, NATURAL PEARL AND DIAMOND FLOWER CLIP BROOCH, MOUNTED BY CARTIER
PROPERTY FROM THE BLAIR FAMILY COLLECTION
AN EMERALD, NATURAL PEARL AND DIAMOND FLOWER CLIP BROOCH, MOUNTED BY CARTIER

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AN EMERALD, NATURAL PEARL AND DIAMOND FLOWER CLIP BROOCH, MOUNTED BY CARTIER
Designed as a flower, centering upon a rectangular-cut emerald pistil, measuring approximately 12.40 x 10.20 x 4.96 mm, to the old-cut diamond and natural pearl petals, measuring from approximately 6.74 to 6.36 mm, extending to the baguette-cut diamond stem, with pear and marquise-cut diamond leaves, 1942, 3 5/8 ins., mounted in platinum
Signed Cartier
Accompanied by a copy of the original receipt from Cartier

With report no. CS 1078756 dated 12 October 2016 from the AGL American Gemological Laboratories stating that it is the opinion of the Laboratory that the origin of this emerald would be classified as Colombia, with insignificant clarity enhancement, traditional type

With report no. 1172958665 dated 18 October 2016 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the randomly tested pearls are natural, saltwater pearls with no indication of treatment
Provenance
Purchased from Cartier New York, 28 February 1942, for $534.82
Post lot text
According to a receipt dated 28 February 1942, Wolcott Blair instructed Cartier to create the present brooch by mounting the client’s emerald, pearls and diamonds which was invoiced on 11 February 1942.

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