A set of retro citrine, diamond and gold jewelry, by Cartier. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

Comprising a hinged bangle bracelet, set with a rectangular-cut citrine, flanked on either side by a circular-cut diamond scrolled band, to the wide polished gold bracelet; and a ring en suite, mounted in gold, circa 1945, bracelet 2 ins. diameter. Each signed Cartier (ring signature indistinct), bracelet no. 70129 (2) - Estimate $60,000 - $80,000. Price Realized $86,500

Christie's. Jewels: The New York Sale Including the JAR Imperial Topaz, Ruby and Diamond Ear Pendants, The Bulgari Blue, Jeweled Elegance & the Vanderbilt Diamond Necklace, 20 October 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com