12-09-2008 12-09-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2437 Boston
December 9, 2008 10:00AMCalender
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Art Deco Rock Crystal, Diamond and Onyx Jabot, Cartier, Henri Lavabre

$23,700$20,000
Auction: Fine Jewelry - 2437 Location: Boston Date / Time: December 09, 2008 10:00AM

Description:

Art Deco Rock Crystal, Diamond and Onyx Jabot, Cartier, Henri Lavabre, c. 1915, designed as a carved rock crystal quill pen with diamond and buff-top onyx highlights, maker's mark for Henri Lavabre, French guarantee stamps, no. 0378, signed Cartier Paris, Londres, New York.

Note: Lavabre's workshop produced exclusively for Cartier from 1906-1921. In addition to their platinum, diamond and gem-set work, Lavabre produced for Cartier items in the Russian style that provided significant competition for Faberge.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Cartier Jabot
one small diamond melee on the scroll on the back part has a chip to the crown
one onyx on the front piece has a small chip
both are unobtrusive

Keywords

Cartier Jabot, Henri Lavabre, Londres, Cartier Paris, Faberge