Jewellery, Watches and Objects of Vertu (23 November 2021)

Date of Auction: 23rd November 2021

Sold for £17,000

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

A coloured diamond and onyx lovebirds brooch by Cartier, circa 1960, the birds pavé set throughout with yellow diamonds of varying hues, the wings with white brilliants, with onyx beaks and eyes, perched on an onyx branch, with two prong fitting to reverse, signed ‘Cartier’, numbered ‘635097Z’, with French guarantee marks, length 38mm. £5,000-£7,000


Provenance: Christie’s, Lot 107, sale No. 7454, 13 June 2007, London.

Hans Nadelhoffer:
Cartier, Jewellers Extraordinary, pub. Thames & Hudson, London 1984, plate 51.