Compact, ca. 1925
This is a Compact.
Emeralds, usually carved in India, take on new life as tree foliage in motifs based on Persian manuscripts in this Cartier compact of about 1925.
It is credited
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Its dimensions are
L x W: 8.9 × 3.2 cm (3 1/2 × 1 1/4 in.)
It has the following markings
Cartier Paris, Londres, New York; 040.3
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.