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Cartier | Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli, Carnelian and Diamond Brooch

Estimate:

35,000

to
- 55,000 USD

Cartier | Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli, Carnelian and Diamond Brooch

Cartier | Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli, Carnelian and Diamond Brooch

Estimate:

35,000

to
- 55,000 USD

Lot sold:

47,880

USD

Cartier | Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli, Carnelian and Diamond Brooch


The carved turquoise vase featuring carved turquoise flowers and lapis lazuli leaves, flanked by two carved carnelian birds, accented by old European and single-cut diamonds, signed Cartier, numbered 5494; circa 1930s.

In good condition. The mounting stamped PT950 for platinum. The carved turquoise is light to medium bluish green. The carved lapis lazuli is deep blue with mottling and flecks of pyrite. The carved carnelian is medium brownish orange with good translucency. The diamonds estimated to weigh approximately 1.15 carats, approximately G-H color, VS-SI clarity. Dimensions approximately 1 7/8 x 1 1/4 inches.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.