An important art deco ruby and diamond necklace, by Cartier,
Lot 1092
An important art deco ruby and diamond necklace, by Cartier,
Sold for HK$ 4,820,000 (US$ 621,712) inc. premium
Auction Details
An important art deco ruby and diamond necklace, by Cartier,
Lot Details
An important art deco ruby and diamond necklace, by Cartier, circa 1925
The Egyptian revival necklace designed as a series of fifteen cushion-shaped rubies graduating in size to the center, each within a geometric surround of brilliant and baguette-cut diamonds forming a tapering plaque, the backchain of shield and circular linking pavé-set with similarly cut diamonds, the largest to the center, diamonds approximately 30.00 carats total, signed Cartier and numbered, inner circumference 36.0cm

Footnotes

  • Accompanied by three reports from Gubelin Gem Lab stating:

    The 1.68 carat ruby is natural, with no indications of heat treatment and originates from Burma (Myanmar). Report number 13031002, dated March 27 2013

    The 1.56 carat ruby is natural, with no indications of heat treatment and originates from Burma (Myanmar). Report number 13031001, dated March 26 2013

    The 2.03 carat ruby is natural, with no indications of heat treatment. Report number 13031003, dated March 27 2013.

    紅寶石 鑽石 項鍊 Cartier設計 約1925年

Saleroom notices

  • Please note: Cf. Silvie Raulet, Art Deco Jewelry, Thomas T Hudson-(1985), page 122, for an illustration of this necklace 請注意本拍品刊載於Silvie Raulet著,《Art Deco Jewelry》,1985年Thomas T Hudson出版,122頁。
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