Lot 112
  • 112

Pair of Diamond Clip-Brooch, Cuff-Bracelet Combination

12,000 - 15,000 USD
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  • gold, diamond, platinum, lacquer
Comprising: two clips of geometric design set with old mine, old European, baguette and single-cut diamonds; wearable on one of two cuff-bracelets, one composed of polished gold, the other applied with black lacquer, internal circumference 6 inches; circa 1930.


In good condition, the clips with light wear, one clip having a minute repair to the underside; the polished gold cuff with light to moderate wear of scratches and scuffs concentrated where the clips attach; the black lacquer cuffs with several areas of minor to significant loss to the lacquer. Clip mountings test as platinum. Polished gold cuff-bracelet tests as 18 karat gold. The diamonds weighing a total of approximately 9.70 carats, approximately F-H color, ranging from VS1-I1 clarity with a majority graded as SI1. The clips measuring approximately 1⅜ x 1⅛ inches. The total gross weight for the clips and both cuff bracelets is approximately 41 dwts.
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