Lot 1954
  • 1954

UNIQUE KASHMIR SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING, CIRCA 1938, Van Cleef & Arpels

Estimate
3,200,000 - 4,000,000 HKD
Sold
4,580,000 HKD
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Description

  • Van Cleef & Arpels
  • sapphire, diamonds, gold
Centring on an invisibly-set cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 7.54 carats, framed by tapered baguette diamonds, the shank accented with brilliant-cut diamonds, the diamonds together weighing approximately 5.40 carats, mounted in platinum plated with 18 karat yellow gold, signed and numbered N.Y. 42059, ring guard fitting.




Provenance

The Estate of Cornelius Vander Starr, Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc., New York, 2 June 1971, lot 122.

Catalogue Note

Ring size: 5½

Accompanied by AGL report numbered CS 40063, dated 8 September 2008, stating that the 7.54 carat sapphire is natural, of Kashmir origin, with no evidence of heat treatment.

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