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
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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.
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