Made by: De Sedles __ __Bracelets ||Cartier __Firm __Centerpiece
Currently in storage
About this object
This necklace breaks into three pieces: two bracelets and a central brooch.
Necklace is in a platinum setting. It was originally composed of three pieces, two bracelets from De Sedles which form the sides of the necklace, and one centerpiece from Cartier. The necklace is composed of several sections. Each section is composed of five bands on top of each other, two diamond, one sapphire, two diamond. This section is attached to the necklace with a band of diamond bars, which are attached to a band of sapphire bars which have a central ridge of diamonds. The design is Art Deco with squares and rectamgles in the designs. The central part has one large sapphire in the center which is attached to a pentagonal shaped diamond covered piece. From this hang several strands of diamonds.
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- Made from:
- Sapphires -- diamonds -- platinum
- Made in:
- USA: New York, NY
- Date made:
H. 9 in.
overall __22.86 CM __ __ __ __ __ __150 carats
Detailed information for this item
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- Credit line:
- Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
- Displayed in exhibition:
- Cartier: Style and History, Reunion des Musees Nationaux - Grand Palais, Paris. Dec 4, 2013 - Feb 16, 2014
Masterpieces of French Jewelry, The Forbes Galleries (Sept. 23, 2006 - Dec. 31, 2006); Legion of Honor (Feb. 10 - June 10, 2007)
Cartier: Marjorie Merriweather Post’s Dazzling Gems, Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, Washington, D.C., 2014