Lot 273
  • 273

Egyptian-Revival Jeweled Fan Brooch, Cartier, London, 1923

Estimate
150,000 - 200,000 USD
Sold
601,000 USD
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Description

  • Cartier, London
Composed of an Egyptian glazed steatite plaque of semicircular shape, circa 600 B.C., inscribed with hieroglyphs, the border of papyrus and lotus motifs decorated with pear-shaped cabochon sapphires and square segments of onyx and enamel within a ground of pavé-set old European-cut and single-cut diamonds, the base centering a stylized lotus blossom similarly set with old European-cut, single-cut and rose-cut diamonds and accented with 2 kite-shaped cabochon sapphires and a band of black enamel, mounted in platinum and gold, signed Cartier, Londres, numbered 7300.  With original signed case.
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