An Art Deco Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet

Paris, c.1920


decorated with curls, redolent of stylised waves or clouds, in calibre cut blue sapphires surrounded by brilliant cut diamonds mounted in platinum with millegrain setting edge and an engraved gallery. The distinctive shapes likely derive from representations of clouds or waves in Chinese decorative art.

Attributed to Mauboussin.

French marks for platinum.
Maker’s poinçon to clasp.

Length: 18cm
Width: 1cm



A closely comparable bracelet is illustrated in a catalogue of jewels produced by Mauboussin, circa 1920-30.