A Diamond, Onyx and Emerald 'Panthère' Bangle, Cartier

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    • Pavé-set with numerous brilliant-cut diamonds, totalling approximately 15.00 carats

    • Accented with marquise-shaped emerald eyes and an onyx nose

    • 18 karat white gold

    • Signed Cartier and numbered 63532B

    • Inner circumference approximately 160mm

    With a signed box and Cartier Certificate

  • Maker Bio

    Cartier

    French

    With the Constitution of 1848 came a new standard for luxury in France. Founded one year prior by Louis-Francois Cartier, the house of Cartier was one of the first to use platinum in jewelry making. This incredibly expensive material became the stepping-stone for Cartier to experiment in form, mechanisms and attitude. It helped men move from pocket watches to wristwatches, effectively making the watch much more functional and prominent in a man's overall wardrobe.

    Cartier did not only touch on functionality. Inspired by a commissioned painting by George Barbier featuring a black panther at the feet of an elegantly bejeweled woman, Cartier began incorporating wild animals in his designs—most notably, Cartier Panthère rings, bangle bracelets and watches. Yet it wasn't until the late 1960s that the house of Cartier debuted their iconic yellow and rose gold LOVE collection, which includes the famous bracelet that only a special screwdriver can open. 

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A Diamond, Onyx and Emerald 'Panthère' Bangle, Cartier

鑽石配縞瑪瑙及祖母綠「豹」手鐲, 卡地亞

Estimate
HK$780,000 - 1,200,000 
$100,000-150,000

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Terry Chu
Head of Jewellery, Asia, Senior Director
+852 2318 2038

Jewels & Jadeite

Hong Kong Auction 25 November 2019