ENGINE-TURNED 18CT GOLD AND DIAMOND VANITY CASE DESIGNED BY RUPERT EMMERSON FOR CARTIER LONDON

Of elliptical form with ropework edging and baguette diamond-set thumbpiece, British hallmarks, gross weight 162.0g

It is highly unusual for a piece of Cartier's work to bear the designer's signature. Emmerson was a driving creative force behind the firms London output, particularly in the 1960s, having begun his career with the firm creating medals and insignia for General de Gaulle's Free French in London, he was also responsible for the release of the iconic 'Crash' wristwatch in 1967

Reference. C2568

 

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