'Panthère' Gold, Lapis Lazuli and Diamond Pendent Necklace | 卡地亞 | 'Panthère' K金 配 青金石 及 鑽石 項鏈
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'Panthère' Gold, Lapis Lazuli and Diamond Pendent Necklace
'Panthère' K金 配 青金石 及 鑽石 項鏈
The yellow gold panther with black lacquer spots, onyx nose and tsavorite garnet eyes, resting in a hollow lapis lazuli bubble, decorated with brilliant-cut diamonds.
In very good condition. Signs of very minor wear on metal. Signed Cartier, numbered AJN154 stamped with French assay mark and inscribed Au 750 for 18 karat yellow gold, stamped with maker's mark. Lapis Lazuli is medium dark blue of strong saturation suffused with patches of white calcite and specks of gold pyrite commonly found in natural lapis lazuli. Lapis is in very good condition with minor abrasion. Black lacquer and onyx in very good condition. Tsavorite garnet in yellowish green colour, strong saturation. Diamonds are bright and lively. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity by Cartier and case stamped Cartier. Pendant dimension approximately L45 x W26mm x D28mm.
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