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Cartier

Emerald, Sapphire, Onyx and Diamond Pin, Paris

Estimate:

12,000 - 18,000 USD

Cartier

Cartier

Emerald, Sapphire, Onyx and Diamond Pin, Paris

Emerald, Sapphire, Onyx and Diamond Pin, Paris

Estimate:

12,000 - 18,000 USD

Lot sold:

27,720

USD

Authenticity guarantee

What is guaranteed?

The terminals of foliate design, centering emerald and sapphire cabochons, framed and accented by onyx and old European and single-cut diamonds.


  • Diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.20 carats
  • Length 2⅜ inches
  • Signed Cartier Paris, numbered 0755
  • French assay and maker's mark
  • Platinum
  • Circa 1920s

In good condition, with light wear to the mounting. French assay mark for platinum. Diamond weight stated in catalogue description approximated using measurements. Diamond are approximately G-H color, VS clarity. The emeralds are medium light to medium, very slightly bluish green, heavily included as is typical of cabochons. The sapphires are medium deep to dark blue, heavily included. The onyx in good condition, with minor abrasions to one segment.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The online condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance purposes only. The images of the lot also form part of the online condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Any reference to condition in the online condition report does not amount to a full description of condition. The online condition report may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the online condition report of the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The online condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the online condition report is a statement of subjective, qualified opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's (for example, information regarding colour, clarity and weight of gemstones are statements of opinion only and not statements of fact by Sotheby's). Please also note that we do not guarantee, and are not responsible for, any certificate from a gemological laboratory that may accompany the lot. In addition, certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot (for example, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades). For these reasons, the online condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. Prospective buyers should also refer to the relevant section the Buying at Auction guide which includes important notices concerning the type of property in this sale. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.