Lot 501
  • 501

Gold, diamond and ruby pendant/brooch, 'Ballerina', Van Cleef & Arpels

Estimate
2,500 - 3,500 CHF
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Description

  • Van Cleef & Arpels
  • Diamonds, rubies, gold
Designed as a ballerina, the head highlighted with rose diamonds, the dress of fluted design set with circular-cut rubies, signed Van Cleef et Arpels, numbered, French assay and maker's marks, pouch stamped Van Cleef & Arpels.

Condition

Signed Van Cleef et Arpels, numbered 65942. Maker's mark for Billy, 48 Rue Jean-Jaur├Ęs, 06400 Cannes. French assay marks for gold and platinum. Rubies well matched in colour, purplish pink of medium strong saturation, with minor abrasions and nicks. Diamonds bright and lively. Signs of wear to the metal consistent with light use. In very good condition. Measurements approximately 30 x 18 x 9mm. Gross weight approximately 4 grams. Pouch stamped Van Cleef & Arpels.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Please note that colour, clarity and weight of gemstones are statements of opinion only and not statements of fact by Sotheby's. We do not guarantee, and are not responsible for any certificate from a gemological laboratory that may accompany the property. We do not guarantee that watches are in working order. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue, in particular to the Notice regarding the treatment and condition of gemstones.
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