09 juin 2019

A natural pearl and diamond bracelet, Cartier

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Lot 110. A natural pearl and diamond bracelet, Cartier. Estimate USD 500,000 - USD 700,000Price realised USD 1,155,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.

Drop, button and baroque-shaped gray and black pearls, marquise, circular and baguette-cut diamonds, platinum (French marks), 6 ¾ ins., 1953, signed Cartier, London, red Cartier case.

SSEF, 2011, report no. 58248: 377 natural pearls, the analyzed properties confirm the authenticity of these saltwater natural pearls; letter attesting to the exceptional characteristics of the pearls
GIA, 2010, report no. 6127870822: 4.05 carats, F color, VS1 clarity
GIA, 2010, report no. 1126870853: 4.03 carats, F color, SI1 clarity.

ProvenanceMaharani Sita Devi of Baroda 
Crédit Municipal de Monaco, 16 November 1974, lot 5
Property of a Lady of Title
Christie's, Geneva, 13 November 2012, lot 253.

Literature: Meylan 2012, pp. 12, 27, 54, 60
Papi and Rhodes 2013, pp. 194, 201.

ExhibitedGrand Palais, Paris 2017, p. 346, no. 241
The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p. 355, no. 245.

NoteMaharani Sita Devi of Baroda ordered this bracelet from Cartier London in 1953. This same year, she also had similar earrings ordered from Van Cleef & Arpels.

Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019


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