Lot 205
  • 205

Rock crystal and diamond bracelet, 'Bibendum', Suzanne Belperron, circa 1930

Estimate
70,000 - 90,000 CHF
Log in to view results
bidding is closed

Description

  • Suzanne Belperron
  • Rock crystal, diamonds, platinum, gold
Composed of circular carved rock crystal plaques inset with circular-cut diamonds, alternating with single-cut diamond links, length approximately 180mm, French assay marks for gold and platinum.

Literature

For a similar bracelet by Boivin see: Françoise Cailles, René Boivin Joaillier, Paris, 1994, pg. 172 for an illustration of a 'Bibendum' bracelet.

Condition

Accompanied by a certificate from Olivier Baroin. French assay marks for 18 carat gold and platinum. Rock crystal with chips and scratches. Diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 7.00 - 7.50 carats, on average J-L colour, SI clarity, as gauged and graded in the mount, abrasions and a few minor chips. Evidence of wear and age to the metal. Clasp secure, with safety chain. Total gross weight approximately 56 grams.
"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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Catalogue Note

Accompanied by a certificate from Olivier Baroin.