Antique Diamond, Half Pearl, Gold Binoculars, CartierClick the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionAntique Diamond, Half Pearl, Gold Binoculars, Cartier
The opera binoculars feature rose-cut diamonds, enhanced by half pearls, set in textured 18k gold, attributed to Cartier. Gross weight 239.60 grams.
Dimensions:3-15/16 inches x 1-1/2 inches x 1-15/16 inches
Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000.
Avg Color: G-H-I
Avg Clarity: VS
Shape: Half Pearl
Overall Condition: Very Good
Condition Notes: All we can see is exquisiteness! Attributed to Cartier, circa 1915. Accompanied by a signed, collapsible, fitted silk box outfitted with a rose-cut diamond push closure. Some scratches to the gold, three pearls deficient, and the box has significant wear commensurate with age.
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