Fine and Important Aquamarine and diamond aigrette tiara, Cartier, 1912

Centring on a cushion-shaped aquamarine within an arched surround of interlaced open work scrolls millegrain set with circular- and rose-cut diamonds, surmounted by a pear-shaped aquamarine, signed Cartier Paris, Londres, New York.. Est. 120,000—170,000 CHF

Provenance: From a European collection - formerly in the collection of Olga, princess Paley, countess Hohenfelsen (continued)

Note: Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Cartier no. GE2009-48.

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and Style, Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's.