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Lot 207: A Gold and Gem-set Duck Pendant, Cartier


Hammer Price
$10,000 CAN


Fashioned as a waddling duck with textured 18k gold plumage, coral beak and feet, carved emerald wing and navette-shaped emerald eye, further decorated with round diamonds, hidden double bail to the reverse, signed Cartier, Paris, and numbered 013518, French assay marks

- weight 23.1 g
- height 2 1/4 ins, width 1 1/4 ins
- approx diamond weight 1.35 cts, FG/VS
- in overall good condition
- according to the current owner, his aunt purchased it in Paris
- alterations to the back to convert from brooch to pendant was performed in 2001 by Peter Myerson Limited, Toronto, using parts of the original double prong pin including laser soldering of original Cartier signature
- carved emerald wing probably a replacement stone

Condition reports are provided as a courtesy to clients and are a qualified subjective opinion only. All items are sold ‘as is’.

June 2012 6,000 – 8,000
4,680 – 6,240
3,900 – 5,200