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Lot 225. An Art Deco emerald, diamond, ruby and enamel shoulder brooch, Cartier. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 

Oval cabochon emerald, pear-shaped carved, buff-top and circular cabochon emeralds, pear-shaped table-cut and circular-cut diamonds, circular cabochon rubies, black enamel, platinum and gold, 2 7/8 ins., 1924, unsigned, with later added detachable seed pearl, onyx bead, enamel, diamond, emerald and ruby tassel recreated from original records by Cartier workshops, 2012, signed Cartier, TV0738, red Cartier case inscribed 'Indian Style Brooch'.

Cartier, 2010: Certificate of Authenticity (brooch)
Cartier, 2012: Certificate of Authenticity (brooch and tassel)

Provenance: Sotheby's, New York, 9 December 2010, lot 464.  

Literature: Jaffer 2013, p. 320, no. 111.

ExhibitedMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York 2014, pp. 104-5
Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2015, p. 137, no. 80
The Miho Museum, Koka 2016, p. 185, no. 146
Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p. 302, no. 224
The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p. 315, no. 216
The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p. 329, no. 220
de Young Legion of Honor, San Francisco 2018, p. 139, no. 70.

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