Lot 270
  • 270

Pair of diamond ear clips, Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co., circa 1960

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 CHF
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Description

  • Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co.
  • Diamonds, gold, platinum
Each surmount of foliate design, set with brilliant-cut diamonds, supporting a detachable pendant of fruit motif set with similarly cut diamonds, signed Tiffany and Schlumberger, partial French assay marks.

Exhibited

"Un Diamant dans la Ville. Jean Schlumberger, 1907-1987. Bijoux - Objets", Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, 19 October 1995 - 25 February 1996, lot no. 60.

Literature

Cf.: Chantal Bizot et alii, The Jewels of Jean Schlumberger, Paris, 1995, pg. 40 for an illustration of a pair of ear clips of similar design, dated 1958.

Cf.: Un Diamant dans la Ville. Jean Schlumberger, 1907-1987. Bijoux - Objets, Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, exh. cat., 1995, pg. 40 for an illustration of these ear clips. 

Condition

Each signed TIFFANY and SCHLUMBERGER, inscribed MADE IN FRANCE. Partial French assay marks. Stamped Pt 950 for platinum and 750 for 18 carat gold, mounted in yellow gold. Diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 7.00 - 9.00 carats, on average G-H colour, VS-SI clarity, as gauged and graded in the mounting. Signs of normal wear to the metal, pendants detachable, safety catch. In very good condition. Total gross weight approximately 42 grams.
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