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Lot 392: Platinum, Gold, Mystery-Set Ruby and Sapphire and Diamond Flower Clip-Brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Platinum, Gold, Mystery-Set Ruby and Sapphire and Diamond Flower Clip-Brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels
The stylized flowers centering 2 round diamonds approximately 1.70 cts., and 5 marquise-shaped diamonds, encircled by fancy-shaped petals mystery-set with rectangular and fancy-shaped step-cut rubies and sapphires, the elongated curved gold stem set with 34 round diamonds 1.60 cts., tipped by 2 marquise-shaped diamonds, the marquise-shaped diamonds approximately 2.45 cts., signed Van Cleef & Arpels, N.Y., no. 28664, circa 1957, one ruby missing. With signed box.
C Property of a Prominent Greek Lady
Rubies: deep raspberry, overall well-matched, several with pinkish-red hue, slightly included, one stone at edge with large chip at edge mid-stone to corner, several small chips, one ruby missing, lively. One stone is loose.
Sapphires: bright medium deep to dep royal blue, well-matched, cleanish to very slightly included, zoning slightly visible in several, small chip at edge of one sapphire at tip of petal, one pavilion chipped, lively.
2 round diamonds: F-G-VS.
Marquise-shaped diamonds: G-H, several I, VS-SI.
Round diamonds: G-H-VS.
Good condition. 3 1/2 x 2 1/8 inches.
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