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~AN ART DECO DIAMOND, EMERALD, CORAL AND ONYX "PENDELOQUE" PENDANT BROOCH, BY CARTIER
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~AN ART DECO DIAMOND, EMERALD, CORAL AND ONYX "PENDELOQUE" PENDANT BROOCH, BY CARTIER

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~AN ART DECO DIAMOND, EMERALD, CORAL AND ONYX "PENDELOQUE" PENDANT BROOCH, BY CARTIER
Designed as a pavé-set diamond T-shaped "agrafe" plaque, with onyx detail and a carved oval cabochon emerald on either side, suspending a detachable "pendeloque," designed as a series of interlocking old European and single-cut diamond links, decorated with onyx and emerald detail, and two calibré-cut onyx links interspaced with a cylindrical-shaped coral, studded with onyx cabochons and decorated with onyx and diamond-set rondelle terminals, suspending a larger cabochon emerald drop of later replacement, with coral, onyx and diamond-set caps, mounted in platinum, 1922, with French assay marks and maker's mark, in a Cartier red leather case
By Cartier, Paris, nos. 0313, 0329, and 043
With certificate of authenticity no. GE2010-57 from Cartier Joailliers
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A striking visual combination of diamonds, emeralds, coral and onyx, this superb pendant brooch is a quintessential example of Cartier's finest Art Deco creations. Dated to 1922, this extraordinary brooch references the key hallmarks of its origin: the design is highly geometric, with a sharp contrast of shapes, materials and colors. Of impressive length and meticulous construction, this outstanding example of Cartier's beloved Art Deco period is certain to capture the eye of discerning collectors worldwide.

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As stated on the certificate of authenticity, this pendant brooch has undergone several later alterations (some not recorded in the archives). The cabochon emerald drop is of later replacement, and is not recorded in the archives.

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