Lot 3
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Gold necklace, 'Muslim Prayer Bead', Cartier, and a pair of earrings

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 CHF
Sold
47,500 CHF
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Description

  • gold
The necklace composed of polished and fluted gold beads, accented with knot motifs, the pendant of gold corded wire design, length approximately 720mm, signed Cartier, numbered, and a pair of earrings, en suite, unsigned, each piece with French assay marks for gold, case stamped Cartier.

Literature

Cf.: François Chaille, The Cartier Collection; Jewelry, Paris, 2007, pgs. 11 and 289, for an illustration of a necklace of similar design.

Catalogue Note

This model was first created by Cartier in 1947 under the name 'Arabic Sautoir'; it continued to be produced until the 1970s as the 'Muslim Prayer Bead' necklace.
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