A coral, black lacquer and diamond ladybird clip brooch, by Cartier,
Lot 376Y
A coral, black lacquer and diamond ladybird clip brooch, by Cartier,
Sold for £14,400 (US$ 24,203) inc. premium
Auction Details
A coral, black lacquer and diamond ladybird clip brooch, by Cartier,
Lot Details
A coral, black lacquer and diamond ladybird clip brooch, by Cartier, 1930s
The coral body inlaid with eight round brilliant-cut diamonds, to black lacquered head and legs, the legs each terminating in a round brilliant-cut diamond, length 28mm, signed Cartier Paris, maker's mark, numbered, French assay marks for gold and platinum, to a case by Cartier

Footnotes

  • Lot numbers 367-417 are being sold from the Estate of the Late Madame Paulette Howard-Johnston, daughter of the French artist Paul César Helleu, and wife of Rear-Admiral Clarence Dinsmore Howard-Johnston, CB, DSO, DSC. Please see the catalogue or contact the department for the full biography and provenance.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note the date of this brooch is circa 1970, not 1930s as mentioned in the catalogue.
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