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Pair of White Gold, Chalcedony, Sapphire and Diamond 'Couronne' Cuff-Bracelets, Suzanne Belperron, Paris
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 526,000 USD
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Pair of White Gold, Chalcedony, Sapphire and Diamond 'Couronne' Cuff-Bracelets, Suzanne Belperron, Paris
Estimate
400,000600,000
LOT SOLD. 526,000 USD
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Pair of White Gold, Chalcedony, Sapphire and Diamond 'Couronne' Cuff-Bracelets, Suzanne Belperron, Paris
The double-fluted cuff-bracelets composed of carved chalcedony in the form of stylized crowns, bordered by 14 chalcedony beads, each bead topped by a cabochon sapphire, further decorated by old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 2.80 carats, internal circumference 6 and 5¾ inches; 1932-1937. With fitted box.
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Provenance

Sotheby's Geneva, April 2-3, 1987, The Jewels of the Duchess of Windsor, lot 125.

Exhibited

Diamond Divas 2008, The Diamond Museum, Antwerp, April 11-June 8, 2008.

Masterpieces of French Jewelry, Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Musuem of San Francisco, February 10-June 10, 2007.

Literature

The Jewels of the Duchess of Windsor by Nicholas Rayner and John Culme, pages 134-135.

The Windsor Style by Suzy Menkes, pages 172-173.

Suzanne Belperron by Sylvie Raulet and Olivier Baroin, pages 54-57.

Catalogue Note

Accompanied by certificate no. B35404052012 from Belperron stating that the cuff-bracelets were manufactured in Paris by B. Herz after a design by Suzanne Belperron between 1932 and 1937, and are formerly the property of the Duchess of Windsor. Together with a copy of the original sketch.

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