Ruby and sapphire brooch, circa 1950
Ruby and sapphire brooch, Cartier, circa 1950
Designed as a bird perched on a branch, topped with a cabochon ruby, the collar set with circular-cut sapphires and highlighted with brilliant-cut diamonds, signed Cartier, numbered, French assay mark for gold and maker's mark, case stamped Cartier.
Signed Cartier Paris, numbered 010570, maker's mark for Cartier. French assay mark for 18 carat gold. Ruby pinkish-red with medium-strong saturation, with some fissures, cavities and nicks. Sapphires purplish-blue with medium saturation, with a few inclusions, nicks and scratches. Diamonds bright and lively. In good condition. Gross weight approximately 19 grams. Measuring approximately 50 x 20mm. Accompanied by a case stamped Cartier.