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Rare and important ruby and diamond brooch, Cartier, circa 1940
Of floral design, set with a circular-cut ruby weighing 7.34 carats, within a frame of cushion-shaped rubies, the mount set throughout with circular-cut diamonds, signed Cartier, one small diamond deficient, fitted case stamped Cartier.
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Accompanied by SSEF report no. 102188 and Gübelin report no. 18090063, each stating that the central ruby is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating, the SSEF report also stating that the remaining rubies are of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating.

Literature

Cf.: Jewellery and Faberge, from the Collection of H.R.H The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, Christie's, London, June 2006, for brooches of similar design, lots 115 and 188.

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