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The Al Thani Collection Foundation loans two important pieces to Beyond Boundaries: Cartier and the Palace Museum in Beijing

1 June 2019

This exhibition highlights the relationship between Cartier and the Palace Museum , Beijing, over the past thirty years and shows 830 pieces from their collections, together with a selection of important loans.

The loans from The Al Thani Collection include a historic Cartier tiara created in 1909 for Lady Lilian Beit (1873–1946), wife of Sir Otto Beit (1865–1930), a financier and philanthropist who made a fortune in South Africa in the diamond industry; and an important Diadème Soleil made by Cartier c. 1907.

More details of the exhibition can be found here.

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