A Belle Époque diamond bow brooch, by Cartier,

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Lot 12
A Belle Époque diamond bow brooch,
by Cartier, circa 1905

Sold for £ 19,437 (US$ 24,568) inc. premium
A Belle Époque diamond bow brooch, by Cartier, circa 1905
The black velvet ribbon bow set with old brilliant-cut diamond edging, accents and central knot, suspending two highly articulated similarly-cut diamond tassels with floral clusters, millegrain detail throughout, mounted in platinum, one diamond deficient, signed Cartier Paris, Londres, New York, numbered 7021, French assay marks, length 7.7cm, width 5.0cm

Footnotes

  • For a similar example of a garland-style bow brooch with velvet by Cartier see Storelli, Delphine (Ed.), 'The Cartier Collection, Jewelry', Flammarion, Paris, 2004, p. 48.
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