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October 30, 2015

Blackened Steel Tiara

cartier blackened steel tiara henri picq
Creation: This tiara was made by Henri Picq for Cartier circa 1912.

Materials: diamonds set in blackened steel
cartier blackened steel tiara henri picq
Kimberly Smith
cartier blackened steel tiara henri picq

Provenance:
  1. Unknown Owner; on the occasion of her 1912 marriage
  2. Unknown Owner; from their grandmother
  3. Unknown Owner; sold at auction at Sotheby's in November 2015 for $536,165
cartier blackened steel tiara henri picq
Eugenie Niachros
cartier blackened steel tiara henri picq
Andrew Prince
Other Wearers:
cartier blackened steel tiara henri picq
Cathy Topp
cartier blackened steel tiara henri picq
Noor Fares
  
Questions:
  • Who was the original owner of this tiara?
  • Who is the current owner of this tiara?

Links:
Photos: Sotheby's/Instagram

1 comment :

  1. Such a unique tiara!! Looks so very modern even 100 yrs later!!

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