Sale 15JL02 | Lot 425

Art Deco Platinum, Diamond, Carved Emerald and Ruby and Ruby Bead 'Tutti Frutti' Barrette, by Cartier

Catalogue: Important Jewelry
Art Deco Platinum, Diamond, Carved Emerald and Ruby and Ruby Bead and#39;Tutti Fruttiand#39; Barrette, by Cartier

Lot Details

Lot 425
Art Deco Platinum, Diamond, Carved Emerald and Ruby and Ruby Bead 'Tutti Frutti' Barrette, by Cartier
The barrette topped by 2 emerald and ruby beads, each centering a small rose-cut diamond, flanked by one carved emerald and ruby, accented by 3 old-mine single-cut diamonds and a round cabochon ruby and emerald, completed by a line of 8 baguette diamonds, edged and accented by 29 old European and single-cut and 2 rose-cut diamonds, further edged by 10 ruby beads, tipped by one carved emerald, and a cabochon ruby and emerald, unsigned, circa 1925. With original fitted box signed Cartier.


C Property of a Prominent Palm Beach Family

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Sold for $59,375 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Emerald bead: dark green, included, several surface-reaching inclusions, moderate polish.

Ruby beads: bright medium pinkish-red, one with minor cavity, minor nicks, translucent, lively, good polish. Larger ruby bead is deep purplish-red, translucent, good polish.

Carved colored stones: medium light green and medium pinkish-red, minor abrasions, translucent, medium polish.

Diamonds: H-I-VS.

Good condition. With hinged clip with 2 undulating rows to hold hair in place. Length 2 3/16". Width 7/16 to 1/4".


Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Sold for $59,375 (includes buyer's premium)

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Important Jewelry

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