Lot 1730
  • 1730

Diamond and Onyx Clip Brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels

590,000 - 750,000 HKD
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  • Onyx, Diamonds, Yellow Gold
Designed as a parrot resting on a branch, the wings, head and tail decorated with circular-cut diamonds weighing approximately 6.30 carats in total, the belly highlighted with diamonds of yellow tint weighing approximately 1.20 carats, to the black diamond eyes, onyx beak and branch, mounted in 18 karat yellow gold, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered, French assay and maker's marks.


Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered M 38322, with French assay mark and maker's mark for Pery (A.) et Cie. Stamped OR 750 for 18 Karat yellow gold. Colourless diamonds, estimated to weigh approximately 6.30 carats in total, are on average F to G colour and mostly VS clarity. Diamonds of yellow tint, estimated to weigh approximately 1.20 carats in total, are orangy yellow colour of strong saturation, mainly SI clarity, as gauged and graded in the mounting. Onyx overall in very good condition. Signs of normal wear to the metal. Overall in very good condition. Tinted diamonds have not been tested for natural colour origin.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. 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. Illustrations in the catalogue may not be actual size. Prospective purchasers are reminded that, unless the catalogue description specifically states that a stone is natural, we have assumed that some form of treatment may have been used and that such treatment may not be permanent. Our presale estimates reflect this assumption.Certificates of Authenticity: Various manufacturers may not issue certificates of authenticity upon request. Sotheby's is not under an obligation to furnish the purchaser with a certificate of authenticity from the manufacturer at any time. Unless the requirements for a rescission of the sale under the Terms of Guarantee are satisfied, the failure of a manufacturer to issue a certificate will not constitute grounds to rescind the sale. Gemological Certificates and Reports: References in the catalogue descriptions to certificates or reports issued by gemological laboratories are provided only for the information of bidders, and Sotheby's does not guarantee and accepts no responsibility for the accuracy, terms or information contained in such certificates or reports. Please also note that laboratories may differ in their assessment of a gemstone (including its origin and presence, type and extent of treatments) and their certificates or reports may contain different results.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.