# 23090

Éloge des pierreries

$500.00 AUD

Paris : Cartier, 1947. Quarto, two volumes housed in crimson slipcase. Vol 1, pp 45, loose as issued in printed card covers, minor loss on spine, with original lithograph by André Derian on frontispiece, printed by Jean Vigneau at the press of Paul Dupont. Vol 2, pp 23, boards with monogrammed dust jacket, with bound-in gouache Collier emeraudes & brilliants [Necklace of emeralds and brilliant diamonds), printed by La Société d’étude in collaboration with the press of Schneider and Mary.

Published to mark the centenary of Cartier, this twin edition traces the history of Cartier jewellers and their accomplishments in the world of precious gems and diamonds. Numbered 318 of a total publication run of 1500.

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