Pair of fine gem set and diamond clips, Cartier, circa 1930 (2)

Pair of fine gem set and diamond clips, Cartier, circa 1930

Lot 469. Pair of fine gem set and diamond clips, Cartier, circa 1930Estimate 69,000 — 98,000 CHF. Lot sold 466,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's

Each set with a carved emerald leaf, within a frame of cabochon rubies, ruby beads and baguette and single-cut diamonds, the clip fittings backed with mother-of-pearl, each signed Cartier, numbered, French assay marks, fitted case stamped Cartier. 

Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Lydia, Lady Deterding.

BibliographyCf: Alexandra Rhodes and Stefano Papi, 20th Century Jewelry & The Icons of Style, London, 2013, pg. 38 for an illustration of these clips.

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève, 12 mai 2015, 10:30 AM