A beautiful Art Deco silk brocade and gemstone evening bag by Cartier London, circa 1925, the bag of rectangular envelope design, the silk embroidered with a floral motif in metallic silver, pinky-brown and green thread, the bag opening to reveal a plain creamy coloured silk lining with two main compartments, the larger of which has two pockets to each side, the back two with a small purse in one and a mirror in the other, the top flap secured with a stunning hinged clasp formed of an oval cabochon of certified Burmese jadeite jade set horizontally in platinum with a diamond surround set with round and baguette diamonds.
Art Deco, circa 1925
London – the silk lining signed Cartier London
Oval green jadeite jade cabochon 23.7mm x 16.4mm x 6.7mm with SSEF certificate stating natural Burmese A-jade with no evidence of impregnation.
23 x single and brilliant cut round diamonds and 4 x baguette diamonds estimated to weigh a combined total of approximately 1.2cts
9″ / 22.8cm long and 6″ / 15.2cm tall
Overall good condition