Lot 1769
  • 1769


800,000 - 1,200,000 HKD
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Designed as a tiger with rotating head and articulated front legs, pavĂ©-set with brilliant-cut diamonds and diamonds of yellow tint, highlighted by onyx stripes and emerald eyes, mounted in 18 karat yellow gold, signed Cartier, numbered, French assay and maker's marks.


Please note that the diamonds of yellow tint have not been tested for natural colour origin. Signed Cartier, numbered HPSM 221, inscribed OR 750 and with French assay mark for 18 karat yellow gold, and with French maker's mark. Diamonds estimated to weigh approximately 9.00 - 11.00 carats as gauged in the mount, are bright and lively; diamonds of yellow tint are light to vivid, of yellow, orangy to orange yellow, brownish to brown yellow colour. Onyxes overall in very good condition, with some pits and nicks inspected under 10x magnification. Emeralds of medium green colour and strong saturation, under 10x magnification, there are typical inclusions with some surface reaching. Signs of minor wear to the metal, overall in very good condition.
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.Certificates of Authenticity: Various manufacturers may not issue certificates of authenticity upon request. Sotheby's is not under an obligation to furnish the purchaser with a certificate of authenticity from the manufacturer at any time. Unless the requirements for a rescission of the sale under the Terms of Guarantee are satisfied, the failure of a manufacturer to issue a certificate will not constitute grounds to rescind the sale. Gemological Certificates and Reports: References in the catalogue descriptions to certificates or reports issued by gemological laboratories are provided only for the information of bidders, and Sotheby's does not guarantee and accepts no responsibility for the accuracy, terms or information contained in such certificates or reports. Please also note that laboratories may differ in their assessment of a gemstone (including its origin and presence, type and extent of treatments) and their certificates or reports may contain different results.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

Please note that the diamonds of yellow tint have not been tested for natural colour origin.