CULTURED PEARL, MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND DIAMOND CLIP-BROOCH, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, FRANCE | 養殖珍珠配珍珠母及鑽石別針 / 吊墜,梵克雅寶
CULTURED PEARL, MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND DIAMOND CLIP-BROOCH, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, FRANCE | 養殖珍珠配珍珠母及鑽石別針 / 吊墜,梵克雅寶
CULTURED PEARL, MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND DIAMOND CLIP-BROOCH, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, FRANCE | 養殖珍珠配珍珠母及鑽石別針 / 吊墜,梵克雅寶
CULTURED PEARL, MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND DIAMOND CLIP-BROOCH, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, FRANCE | 養殖珍珠配珍珠母及鑽石別針 / 吊墜,梵克雅寶
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All Things Beautiful: Property from an American Private Collection

CULTURED PEARL, MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND DIAMOND CLIP-BROOCH, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, FRANCE | 養殖珍珠配珍珠母及鑽石別針 / 吊墜,梵克雅寶

Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 USD

All Things Beautiful: Property from an American Private Collection

CULTURED PEARL, MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND DIAMOND CLIP-BROOCH, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, FRANCE | 養殖珍珠配珍珠母及鑽石別針 / 吊墜,梵克雅寶

Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 USD

Lot Sold:22,500USD

Lot Details

Description

All Things Beautiful: Property from an American Private Collection

CULTURED PEARL, MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND DIAMOND CLIP-BROOCH, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, FRANCE

養殖珍珠配珍珠母及鑽石別針 / 吊墜,梵克雅寶


Of floral design, centered on a cultured pearl, the petals pavé-set with round diamonds, with mother-of-pearl accents, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, Made in France, numbered NY61207, with partial French assay and workshop marks.


Please note this property cannot be shipped internationally due to endangered species material.

Condition Report

In very good condition, with scratches to the mounting commensurate with wear. Pin stem very slightly bent out of line. Stamped OR 750 and with French assay marks for 18 karat gold. The cultured pearl is of silvery body color, with strong rose overtones, excellent luster, and some light scratches to the surface visible under close inspection; pearl not measurable due to the mounting. The mother-of-pearl in good condition, with light surface scratches visible under close inspection. The diamonds, estimated to weigh a total of approximately 7.00 carats, are approximately F-G color, VVS-VS clarity. Overall dimensions approximately 1¾ x 1¾ inches. Please note this property cannot be shipped internationally due to endangered species material.


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.

Saleroom Notice

Please note that Sotheby’s cannot ship this property internationally due to endangered species materials.

Cataloguing

Catalogue Note

Sotheby’s is honored to present bold, sophisticated and timeless jewelry and fine art from an American Private Collection. A keen appreciation of quality and beauty is reflected in this collection of splendid jewels, which includes classics from Van Cleef & Arpels, Adler Jewelers, and Marcus & Co. This selection encompasses all the essentials of sophistication: striking gold jewelry, statement earclips, classic pearls and most notedly, a fine selection of diamonds. Altogether, these pieces are always appropriate and could be worn from the boardroom to the symphony.

In addition to these jewels, the collection is made up of fine art by David Hockney, Alex Katz, Joan Miró, Milton Avery, and Willem De Kooning, among others, which were offered throughout Sotheby’s Contemporary, Impressionist and Modern and American Art sales this fall.

CULTURED PEARL, MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND DIAMOND CLIP-BROOCH, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, FRANCE | 養殖珍珠配珍珠母及鑽石別針 / 吊墜,梵克雅寶
All Things Beautiful: Property from an American Private Collection
CULTURED PEARL, MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND DIAMOND CLIP-BROOCH, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, FRANCE | 養殖珍珠配珍珠母及鑽石別針 / 吊墜,梵克雅寶
Lot Closed