Pair of Gold, Diamond, Ruby and Sapphire 'Lawn' Bracelets/Necklace Combination, Van Cleef & Arpels, France
18 kt., composed of polished balls interspersed with 'Hawaii' florets of 50 round diamonds approximately 4.00 cts., and 192 round rubies and sapphires approximately 19.20 cts., both bracelets signed V.C.A., U.S.A., Made in France, no. 20595, with maker's marks and French export marks, circa 1948, can be worn as two bracelets or as one necklace, with small detachable extension, approximately 178.3 dwts. Lengths 7 1/4, 7 3/8, 8 1/8 and 15 inches.
Similar example: Van Cleef & Arpels by Sylvie Raulet, p. 236.
C Property of a Distinguished New York Family
Additional Notes & Condition Report
Rubies: deep vivid raspberry, slightly to moderately included, several small cavities, lively.
Sapphires: medium light to medium cornflower blue, slightly to moderately included, minor abrasions on several table edges, chip on table edge, small chip on girdle, lively.
Good condition. Normal wear. Widths 11/16 inch.
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