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Cartier | Emerald, Pearl and Diamond Clip

Estimate:

15,000 - 20,000 USD

Property from the Estate of Mary Ethel Weinmann

Cartier | Emerald, Pearl and Diamond Clip

Cartier | Emerald, Pearl and Diamond Clip

Estimate:

15,000 - 20,000 USD

Lot sold:

73,080

USD

Property from the Estate of Mary Ethel Weinmann

Cartier | Emerald, Pearl and Diamond Clip


Of geometric design, set with two cabochon emeralds, accented with nine pearls measuring from approximately 7.4 to 5.2 mm, highlighted by old European, round and single-cut diamonds, signed Cartier, Made in USA, numbered 3117254, with French import mark; circa 1925.

In good condition, with light wear to the mounting. Metal tests as platinum, French assay mark for 18 karat (white) gold on the clip. The diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 2.00 carats are approximately H-J color, VS-SI clarity. The emeralds are medium light to medium green, moderately to heavily included with typical inclusions, some surface-reaching, including significant cavities to the larger emerald. The pearls of silvery white to cream and ivory body color, with moderate rose and green overtones, good skin and luster, with minor blemishes including pitting and slight ringing. Dimensions approximately 1½ x 1½ inches. Please note that the pearls have not been tested for natural origin.


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. Illustrations in the catalogue may not be actual size. Prospective purchasers are reminded that, unless the catalogue description specifically states that a stone is natural, we have assumed that some form of treatment may have been used and that such treatment may not be permanent. Our presale estimates reflect this assumption.Certificates of Authenticity: Various manufacturers may not issue certificates of authenticity upon request. Sotheby's is not under an obligation to furnish the purchaser with a certificate of authenticity from the manufacturer at any time. Unless the requirements for a rescission of the sale under the Terms of Guarantee are satisfied, the failure of a manufacturer to issue a certificate will not constitute grounds to rescind the sale. Gemological Certificates and Reports: References in the catalogue descriptions to certificates or reports issued by gemological laboratories are provided only for the information of bidders, and Sotheby's does not guarantee and accepts no responsibility for the accuracy, terms or information contained in such certificates or reports. Please also note that laboratories may differ in their assessment of a gemstone (including its origin and presence, type and extent of treatments) and their certificates or reports may contain different results. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Please note that the pearls have not been tested for natural origin.