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Cartier | Ruby and diamond brooch, circa 1937 | 卡地亞 | 紅寶石配鑽石別針, 約1937年

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Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 CHF

Property of a Lady

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602

Cartier | Ruby and diamond brooch, circa 1937 | 卡地亞 | 紅寶石配鑽石別針, 約1937年

Cartier | Ruby and diamond brooch, circa 1937 | 卡地亞 | 紅寶石配鑽石別針, 約1937年

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 CHF

Lot sold:

44,100

CHF

Property of a Lady

Ruby and diamond brooch, Cartier, circa 1937

卡地亞 | 紅寶石配鑽石別針, 約1937年


Designed as a flower, set with a cushion-shaped ruby weighing 1.41 carats and circular-cut diamonds, signed Cartier, indistinctly numbered.


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Signed CARTIER, indistinctly numbered P157. Stamped PT950 for platinum. Ruby purplish-red, weighing 1.41 carats, measuring approximately 8.10 x 8.20 x 2.10mm, with typical inclusions, some surface-reaching fissures, a few scratches and cavities, with colour zoning. Diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 4.50 - 5.50 carats, on average H-I colour, VS-SI clarity, as gauged and graded in the mount. Scratches consistent with age and wear. In good condition. Gross weight approximately 19 grams.


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"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Please note that colour, clarity and weight of gemstones are statements of opinion only and not statements of fact by Sotheby's. We do not guarantee, and are not responsible for any certificate from a gemological laboratory that may accompany the property. We do not guarantee that watches are in working order. 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 refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue, in particular to the Notice regarding the treatment and condition of gemstones.

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."

Cf.: The Art of Cartier, exh. cat., Musée du Petit Palais, Paris 1989-1990, plate 465 for a similar brooch.