Lot 225
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Suite of 14 Karat Gold and Citrine Jewelry, the Clip-Brooch by Raymond Yard, Circa 1940

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 USD
Sold
56,250 USD
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Description

  • gold, citrine
The clip-brooch set with a rectangular modified brilliant-cut citrine weighing approximately 350.00 carats, signed Yard; attached to a necklace designed as a double snake-link chain accented by gold scrolls and a citrine clasp, length 14½ inches; the hinged bracelet set with two large half-moon shaped citrines, internal circumference approximately 7 inches; the earclips set with emerald-cut citrines within a border of ribbon scrolls.

Catalogue Note

This suite was commissioned by American actress Joan Crawford in 1940. For further information and illustrations see Yard: The Life and Magnificent Jewelry of Raymond C. Yard by Natasha Kuzmanovic, pages 149-152.

Additionally illustrated in
Famous Jewelry Collectors by Stefano Papi and Alexandra Rhodes, page 49.
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