BROCHE CORAIL ET DIAMANTS, CARTIER, VERS 1950 | CORAL AND DIAMOND BROOCH, CARTIER, 1950S
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BROCHE CORAIL ET DIAMANTS, CARTIER, VERS 1950
CORAL AND DIAMOND BROOCH, CARTIER, 1950S
Formant une rose en corail gravé rehaussée de diamants taille brillant, dimensions 46 x 22 x 22 mm environ, signée Cartier, numérotée, poinçons français pour le platine (950°/00), et l'or 18K (750°/00), trace de poinçon de maître, poids brut 27.75 g.
Designed as a carved coral rose highlighted with brilliant-cut diamonds, measuring approximately 46 x 22 x 22mm, signed Cartier, numbered, French assay marks for platinum and 18 carat gold, indistinct maker's mark, gross weight 27.75 grams.
Signed Cartier Paris, numbered 013669, 4104. French assay marks for platinum and 18 carat gold, indistinct maker's mark. Overall in good condition, a few dents and pits on the coral, scratches consistent with age and wear. Gross weight 27.75 grams.
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Cf.: Nadine Coleno, Etourdissant Cartier, la création depuis 1937, Paris, 2008, pp. 104-105, pour des dessins et photographies de broches similaires datées des années 1940 à 1960.
Cf.: Nadine Coleno, Etourdissant Cartier, la création depuis 1937, Paris, 2008, pg. 104-105, for drawings and photographs of similar brooches dated 1940s - 1960s.