Lot 384
  • 384

EMERALD, NATURAL PEARL AND DIAMOND BANDEAU, CARTIER, CIRCA 1925 AND LATER

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100,000 - 200,000 CHF
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Description

The front set with circular- and single-cut diamonds, surmounted with emerald beads and natural pearls, respectively topped with seed pearls or green enameled beads, to a later added double row bandeau composed of natural pearls, length approximately 440mm, signed Cartier, French assay marks for platinum.

Literature

Cf.: Hans Nadelhoffer, Cartier, Paris 1984, plate 22 for an image of a necklace of similar design.

Catalogue Note

Accompanied by SSEF report no. 109351, stating that the pearls were found to be natural, saltwater, and that the emeralds are of Colombian origin, with a moderate amount of oil in fissures.
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