Sale 17JL02 | Lot 276

Gold, Frosted Rock Crystal, Ruby and Sapphire Doll Face Fringe Clip-Brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, France

Catalogue: Important Jewelry
Gold, Frosted Rock Crystal, Ruby and Sapphire Doll Face Fringe Clip-Brooch, Van Cleef and Arpels, France

Lot Details

Lot 276
Gold, Frosted Rock Crystal, Ruby and Sapphire Doll Face Fringe Clip-Brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, France
18 kt., the stylized pear-shaped doll's head of frosted rock crystal, decorated with marquise-shaped sapphire eyes and ruby lips, with twisted gold bangs and herringbone fringe hair, accented by polished and ribbed gold double collar, centering 3 round rubies, backed in white gold, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 78817, with maker's mark and French assay mark, circa 1960.


Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
Sold for $7,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Sapphires: medium deep blue, minor table edge abrasions, lively.

Rubies: bright medium deep raspberry, well-matched, slightly included, minor abrasions and nicks on ruby mouth, lively.

Some tarnish on top of head and on collar. White gold back
Good condition. Normal wear. 1 3/8 x 3/4 (head) to 7/8 (fringed hair) inches.

With white gold back, patina visible at top of head and shirt collar.


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Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
Sold for $7,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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