29: CARTIER STYLE CARVED & GEM SET AMERICAN BLACK HEAD
AN INTERESTING GEMSET AND ENAMEL CARVED LABRADORITE HEAD OF A BLACK MAN, IN THE MANNER OF CARTIER, CIRCA 1900. The head carved in full round, set with diamond eyes banded in gold and held in a gold and champlevé enamel collar in American patriotic colors. Perhaps a walking stick handle. Apparently unmarked, some repairs and losses. Ht. 1.75 inches (4.5 cm).