Tuesday, 17 May 2011

A rare CARTIER Art Deco Jadeite pendant

This is am extremely rare Art Deco pendant by Cartier from the 1920's and of Chinese inspiration. The rectangular jadeite plaque is engraved with two dragons holding a "ling zhi" that represents strength, goodness and longevity. It is suspended of a carved sapphire and hangs from a chain with pearls and amethysts and an emerald bead. The piece will be auctioned by Christie's Geneva on may 18th.