Lot 506
  • 506

Magnificent and Historic Platinum and Diamond Necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels, France

3,600,000 - 4,600,000 USD
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  • Van Cleef & Arpels
  • platinum, diamond
The graduated line necklace supporting a flexible bib in the form of a sunburst, centered by an articulated round diamond weighing approximately 6.00 carats, set with 118 larger round diamonds weighing approximately 134.00 carats, accented by smaller round diamonds weighing approximately 27.00 carats, completed by baguette diamonds weighing approximately 50.00 carats, internal circumference 14 inches, with French assay and maker's marks; 1939.


Formerly from the Collection of Queen Nazli Fouad, former Queen Mother of Egypt.

Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., New York, Important Jewelry, November 20, 1975, lot 158.


Van Cleef & Arpels: Treasures and Legends by Vincent Meylan, pages 92-113.

Van Cleef & Arpels by Sylvie Raulet, pages 26-28.

Catalogue Note

 Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity from Van Cleef & Arpels.

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