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ACQUIRED BY THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA, CANBERRA

A Belle Epoque diamond and seedpearl hair pin, Cartier, circa 1905

Acquired by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

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ACQUIRED BY THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA, CANBERRA

designed as an openwork heartshaped arch of seedpearls bordered by European-cut diamond lines in a millegrain setting, length approximately 127mm long, with a Cartier fitted case; together with three unrelated hair pin segments, slightly curved, length approximately 83mm each, one signed Cartier Paris, the other two Londres, New York, with a Cartier case

Provenance

Dame Nellie Melba GBE, Victoria
Property from the Collection of Dame Nellie Melba GBE, Sotheby's Australia, Melbourne, 31 March 2015, lot 1, illustrated
Acquired by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

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