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Coral and diamond clip, Cartier, circa 1960

Designed as a rosebud, set with coral, brilliant- and circular-cut diamonds, mounted in yellow gold and platinum, signed Cartier Paris and indistinctly numbered, French assay and maker's marks, case. Est. 20,000—30,000 CHF. Lot Sold.  37,500 CHF

LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Cf: Franco Cologni and Eric Nussbaum, Cartier, Le Joaillier du Platine, Paris 1995, page 189 for an illustration of a similar 'rose' clip, created in 1955 and sold to Mrs. Daisy Fellowes.

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