13 June 2006
This lot is offered without a reserve
A DIAMOND ROSE BROOCH, BY CARTIER
The three dimensional pavé-set rose in full bloom to the openwork leaves and stem set with baguette, single and circular-cut diamonds, 1938, 7.0 cm. high, in red leather Cartier case
Signed Cartier London
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Cf. Musée du Petit Palais, The Art of Cartier, Paris-Musées, 1989, p. 163, No. 519
According to Cartier Geneva, this brooch was made by Cartier London in 1938.
H.R.H. The Princess Margaret wore this brooch to the Coronation of her sister H.M. Queen Elizabeth II on 2nd June 1953 at Westminster Abbey.
This lot is offered without reserve. No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Best known for his zebra bangles, the American jeweller David Webb has long been a favourite with move stars and fashion icons
A 360-degree view of our private-selling exhibition of 20th century British art, featuring Frank Auerbach, Barbara Hepworth, David Hockney, Henry Moore, Ben Nicholson and Bridget Riley.
It can be such a daunting purchase — our expert guide walks you through all you need to know, whether your budget is £1,500 or £1.5 million
An introduction to the London jeweller synonymous with ‘all-diamond’ masterpieces. Illustrated with lots offered at Christie’s
A 360-view of Dalva Brothers: Parisian Taste in New York, showcasing the finest examples of 18th century French furniture, porcelain and sculpture
Auctioneers Cécile Verdier and Jussi Pylkkänen introduce a dynamic cross-channel live conversation between London and Paris for 20th Century week