Lot 1612
  • 1612


200,000 - 300,000 HKD
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Comprising: a 'Le Baiser du Dragon' pendent necklace, set with brilliant-cut diamonds, suspending two ruby beads, completed by a silk cord, length approximately 385mm; a 'Le Baiser du Dragon' ring, set with a cushion-shaped black jade cabochon, enhanced by openwork geometric design set with brilliant-cut diamonds; and a ring of articulated kinetic design with brilliant-cut diamond panels; both ring size 4¾; all mounted in 18 karat white gold, all signed Cartier, numbered and with French maker's marks, rings with French assay marks.


Pendent Necklace: Signed Cartier, numbered 996368, with French maker's mark. Stamped 750 for 18 karat white gold. Ruby beads are medium dark slightly purplish red colour of strong saturation. Diamonds are bright and lively. Silk chord in very good condition. Minor scratches to metal consistent with use. Overall in very good condition. Rings: both stamped 750 for 18 karat white gold, 49 referring to the Cartier ring size, with French assay and maker's marks. Both signed Cartier, the black jade ring numbered 997930 and the diamond ring numbered 11373A. Black jade is in very good condition. Diamonds are bright and lively. Normal wear to metal consistent with use. Overall in very good condition.
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