Lot 144. Diamond, Ruby, Emerald and Onyx 'Panther' Necklace, Cartier, France. Estimate 90,000 — 120,000 USD. Lot sold 200,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.
Designed as a panther with a rotating head and articulated limbs, pavé-set with round diamonds, buff-top onyx and pear-shaped emerald eyes, sitting within an onyx hoop, suspended from a line of round diamonds highlighted with cabochon rubies, length 16½ inches, signed Cartier, numbered 87857A, with French assay and workshop marks.
Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels New York, 05 Dec 2017