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    Gold Necklace, Cartier, French
    The 18k gold necklace features three animal stations perched on 18k tricolor gold trinity rings and weighs 54.40 grams, marked Cartier, 622801, French hallmarks.
    Dimensions: 17 inches x 1 inch


    Condition Report*: Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: The necklace depicts a horse, an elephant and an antelope in a very precarious balancing act, delicately placed atop the iconic Trinity. The clasp is marked Cartier 750 622801, with French hallmarks for 18k gold on the tongue.
    Cartier: In 1847 Louis-Francois Cartier founded his business, creating jewelry made of gold, awash with colorful enamels and glittering gemstones. This appealed to the French aristocracy. His son, Alfred joined him, and later grandsons Louis, Pierre, and Jacques, who took over during the Art Deco era. The company's distinctive Oriental-influenced style helped create a jewelry empire with worldwide locations. Joined by designer Jeanne Toussaint in 1933, Cartier created a range of vanity cases, desk sets and accessories. The firm continues to produce exquisite jewelry, watches, and objects d'art for a prestigious clientele under the umbrella of the Richmont Group.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2018
    1st Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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