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Cartier Paris. Superb Carved Coral, Diamond and Emerald Turtle Pin. France, 1950c. Photo by Macklowe Gallery

A superb rare Cartier Paris pin of a nineteenth century carved coral serpent resting upon a rock adapted by Cartier into a mythological serpent wrapped around a turtle and mounted in gold set with diamonds and emeralds.An exceptional example of Cartier jewels illustrated in 'Amazing Cartier' Flammarion, chapter 'Chimeras, Crocodiles and other Reptiles'. 

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