1949 : Wallis Simpson, acquired this piece: a platinum panther brooch on a Kashmir cabochon sapphire of 152.35 carats. It was her favorite. In 1987, Cartier bought back the brooch for his own collection.
Lot 450 – 18 Karat Gold, Colored Diamond, Diamond, Onyx and Emerald Bangle-Bracelet, Cartier
Cartier Panther Bracelet in Diamonds, Sapphire and cabochon blue sapphire
AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND BROOCH Designed as a stylised circular-cut diamond bow surmount, with marquise and baguette-cut diamond accents, suspending a navette shaped aquamarine drop with diamond-set scroll cusp.