Art Deco Silk and Carved Gemstone Evening Bag, Cartier, France, the woven silk bag with enamel baton pushpiece, platinum, pearl, and rose-cut diamond terminals, the strap with 18kt gold and enamel rondels, and with carved beryl stele of an Indian diety suspended from a platinum and diamond bail, the bag 5 1/2 x 5 3/4 in., maker's mark for Renault, and guarantee stamps, signed CARTIER MADE IN FRANCE on the silk interior, boxed.
Bag with some fading, staining, pulls, and overall wear. Enamel baton with some scratches, rondels with enamel nicks. The stele pendant with base chip, and some other minor nicks and overall with typical heavy includsions. Marked only on the rondels and clasp with maker's mark and guarantee stamps, the pendant unmarked. Signed on the fabric interior, a bit worn. Box in two pieces, lid with break, overall damage.
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