Cape Clips/ Brooch, ca. 1925
This is a Cape clips/ Brooch.
This pair of clips in diamonds and platinum sold by Cartier New York looks very much like the skyscrapers popularized in furniture design by Paul Frankl and references the stepped shapes of Mayan decoration.
It is credited
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Its dimensions are
L x W (each): 5.1 × 2.5 cm (2 × 1 in.)
It has the following markings
"Cartier Paris" on each clip
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.