Sale 16JL05 | Lot 392

Platinum, Gold, Mystery-Set Ruby and Sapphire and Diamond Flower Clip-Brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels

Catalogue: Important Jewelry

Lot Details

Lot 392
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.

PLEASE NOTE TWO RUBIES ARE MISSING, NOT ONE AS STATED IN THE CATALOGUE.


C Property of a Prominent Greek Lady

Estimate: $75,000 - $125,000
Sold for $162,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Additional Notes & Condition Report

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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Estimate: $75,000 - $125,000
Sold for $162,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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