CARTIER PARIS Superb Carved Coral Diamond and Emerald Turtle Pin. France, 1950c. photo by Macklowe Gallery

A superb rare Cartier Paris pin of a nineteenth century carved coral serpent resting upon a rock adapted by Cartier into a mythological serpent wrapped around a turtle and mounted in gold set with diamonds and emeralds. Signed Cartier Paris and numbered. Price $97,000

An exceptional example of Cartier jewels illustrated in 'Amazing Cartier' Flammarion, chapter 'Chimeras, Crocodiles and other Reptiles'.

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