Lot 453
  • 453

Platinum and Gem-Set Brooch, Cartier, France

Estimate
18,000 - 22,000 USD
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Description

  • platinum, diamond, colored stone, coral
Designed as a parrot perched on a coral branch applied with a cabochon sapphire, the torso set with an oval-shaped jade cabochon measuring approximately 17.7 by 12.6 mm, the feathers applied with buff-top calibré-cut rubies and sapphires, completed by an onyx beak and single-cut diamonds, signed Cartier, Made in France, numbered 02822-0200.00, with French assay marks.

Condition

In good condition with moderate surface wear to the mounting. Minor chipping to the reverse of the coral branch, but not seen when worn. The translucent medium-light green jade cabochon exhibits areas of color concentration as seen in the illustration. The medium-deep blue and medium-deep pinkish red rubies are eye-clean to slightly included. Diamonds approximately G-H color, VS-SI clarity. Approximately 1 1/2 x 1 inches. Potential bidders who intend to export this lot are advised that certain permits are required for export. If you are interested in this lot, please contact the Jewelry Department before bidding.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. Illustrations in the catalogue may not be actual size. Prospective purchasers are reminded that, unless the catalogue description specifically states that a stone is natural, we have assumed that some form of treatment may have been used and that such treatment may not be permanent. Our presale estimates reflect this assumption.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Catalogue Note

Potential bidders who intend to export this lot are advised that certain permits are required for export. If you are interested in this lot, please contact the Jewelry Department before bidding.