A pair of art deco ruby and diamond clip brooches, by Cartier,
Lot 241
A pair of art deco ruby and diamond clip brooches,
by Cartier, circa 1925
Sold for £ 482,500 (US$ 622,996) inc. premium

Fine Jewellery

4 Dec 2014, 13:00 GMT

London, New Bond Street

Lot Details
A pair of art deco ruby and diamond clip brooches, by Cartier, circa 1925
Each shield-shaped clip with a central cluster of cushion and pear-shaped rubies, within an openwork border of old brilliant, single and baguette-cut diamonds, rubies approximately 26.70 carats total, diamonds approximately 3.00 carats total, signed Cartier London, length 3.0cm, fitted Cartier case

Footnotes

  • Accompanied by a report from SSEF stating that the rubies weighing 4.26 and 4.21 carats are of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating. Report number 77355, dated 31 October 2014.
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Item contains ruby or jadeite

Please note that as a result of recent legislation ruby and jadeite gem stones of Burmese (Myanmar) origin may not be imported into the US. Rubies and jadeite of non-Burmese origin require certification before import into the US.

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