Sale 18LA02 | Lot 355

Art Deco Gold, Platinum, Jade, Diamond, Ruby and Enamel Box, Cartier, Paris

Catalogue: California Jewelry

Lot Details

Lot 355
Art Deco Gold, Platinum, Jade, Diamond, Ruby and Enamel Box, Cartier, Paris
The cylindrical vanity is applied with wavy black enamel lines, bordered by a stylized greek key pattern, accented with rose-cut diamonds & 2 carved & pierced oval jade 'butterfly' plaques,, set with 24 round & pear-shaped rubies, one thumb piece set with an additional jade plaque & 4 rose-cut diamonds, signed Cartier, Paris, c. 1925, 24 cabochon rubies, rose-cut diamonds, several diamonds missing, minor loss to enamel, ap. 88.2 dwts.


C Estate of Jack Weisenhunt of Dallas and Laguna Beach

Estimate: $7,500 - $10,000
Sold for $53,125 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Jade: light green to medium green mottled color saturation, semi-transparent material, fine-detailed carving.

Enamel: minor enamel damage on ribbing and under one jade plaque.

Rubies: reddish-purple to reddish-purple/purplish-red color saturation, well-matched.

Diamonds: H-I-J/VS-SI, majority VS with one rose-cut diamond missing.

Overall in good condition, normal wear with several rose-cut diamonds missing.
Measuring: 3 7/8 x 2 inches.


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Estimate: $7,500 - $10,000
Sold for $53,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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