CARTIER | 'PANTHÈRE' GOLD, ENAMEL AND EMERALD RING | 卡地亞 'Panthère' 18K金 配 琺琅彩 及 祖母綠 戒指
PROPERTY OF A LADY
CARTIER 'PANTHÈRE' GOLD, ENAMEL AND EMERALD RING
卡地亞 'Panthère' 18K金 配 琺琅彩 及 祖母綠 戒指
Designed as two panthers facing each other, decorated with black enamel spots and circular-cut emerald eyes.
In good condition, mounting with scratches and etched gold, few indentations and discoloration commensurate with age, not noticeable when worn. Signed Cartier, numbered 628479, and with French maker's marks. Mounting stamped 750 and with French assay mark for 18 karat yellow gold, 52 referring to the European ring size which is equivalent to US ring size 6. Emerald weight stated in the catalogue description approximated using measurements. Emeralds are of medium green colour and medium saturation, under 10x magnification, there are some typical inclusions, some nicks and one emerald with abrasions. Black enamel overall in good condition, with some scratches and minor chips, and some missing enamel. Width of the panther measuring approximately 10.65mm. Accompanied by a case stamped Cartier.
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