Description

    Art Deco Diamond, Black Onyx, Enamel, Gold Nécessaire, Cartier, New York
    The nécessaire is highlighted by a diamond-set monogram featuring rose-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.40 carat, enhanced by enamel applied on 14k gold, concealing a removable pencil, completed by an accompanying wrist chain. It opens to reveal a spring loaded powder compartment and lipstick hold along with a frame suitable for a mirror and tablet, marked "Cartier N.Y.". Gross weight 150.50 grams.
    Box Dimensions: 3-1/4 inches x 1-11/16 inches x 3/8 inch
    Chain Length: 8 inches


    Condition Report*:

    Designer: Cartier
    Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
    Diamond Average Clarity: SI
    Diamond Shapes: Rose-cut
    Diamond Count: 76 - 100
    Overall Condition: Good
    Notes: Some of the enameled links on the chain are chipped. The original tablet would likely have been a celluloid sheet. This is no longer present. No mirror. The pencil is damaged. The button to open the piece has become detached.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    9th-10th Tuesday-Wednesday
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