Coral, emerald, diamond and gold brooch, 'Ecureuil', and a gold demi-parure, Van Cleef & Arpels, circa 1960
6,000 - 9,000 CHF
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- Van Cleef & Arpels
- Coral, diamond, emerald, gold
The brooch designed as a squirrel, the body composed of carved coral further highlighted with a single-cut diamond and a carved emerald, the tail in yellow gold, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered, French assay marks; the gold demi-parure of fur pattern comprising a ring and a pair of ear clips, ring size 511/2, each signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered, French assay and maker's marks, cases stamped Van Cleef & Arpels.
Cf.: Evelyne Possémé, Van Cleef & Arpels. The Art of High Jewelry, Paris, 2012, pg. 194 for an illustration of a similar squirrel clip dated circa 1965.