In 1904, Cartier forayed into watches when the Brazilian aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont. Complained about the impracticality of fumbling for his pocket watch while flying. Thus was born the Cartier Santos, a flat mens wristwatch with a square bezel making. It the first of the Cartier watches.
In the same year, Cartier became the official purveyor. To King Alfonso XII of Spain and to King Edward VII of the United Kingdom.
Cartier soon opened stores in London and New York City. In 1911, Cartier was commissioned by the Maharaja of Patiala in India to. Create a sensational necklace with 2930 diamonds. Panthère motif was used for the first time, which eventually became a synonymous. In 1924, it launched the Trinity De Cartier collection making it an.Iconic piece in Cartiers jewellery range. The three rings symbolise different stages. Of a relationship pink for love, white for friendship and yellow for fidelity. By this time, Cartier had built a reputation of being the go-to couture watchmaker and jeweller. The 8 shot/cordial/liqueur cups are 8cm long. The matching tray is almost 19cm accross. The tray and cups are marked Cartier. Each piece is marked L K B but plenty of room to add your own.
A set perhaps never seen again. The item "Cartier Sterling Silver Vodka Shot / Cordial / Liqueur Cups & Matching Tray" is in sale since Friday, August 9, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling". The seller is "chappellini" and is located in Penshurst, NSW.This item can be shipped worldwide.