Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
CARTIER Platinum, Diamond, Sapphire, Emerald, and Mother-of-Pearl “Fauna and Flora” Brooch
the brooch in the form of a parrot pave-set with full-cut diamonds perched on a cabochon orange-pink sapphire measuring approx. 17.25 x 12.75 x 8.12 mm.; with two bezel-set circle-cut emerald eyes and a mother-of-pearl beak; signed and numbered 59811B; 15.12 dwts.; lg. 2 in.; boxed
Provenance: A gift from the Aga Khan IV, Prince Shah Karim Al Hussaini, to a nurse at Massachusetts General Hospital in gratitude for her care.