PAIR OF GOLD, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND EARCLIPS AND BRACELET, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, FRANCE
PAIR OF GOLD, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND EARCLIPS AND BRACELET, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, FRANCE
PAIR OF GOLD, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND EARCLIPS AND BRACELET, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, FRANCE
PAIR OF GOLD, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND EARCLIPS AND BRACELET, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, FRANCE
PAIR OF GOLD, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND EARCLIPS AND BRACELET, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, FRANCE
PAIR OF GOLD, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND EARCLIPS AND BRACELET, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, FRANCE
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Property of a Private International Collector

PAIR OF GOLD, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND EARCLIPS AND BRACELET, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, FRANCE

Estimate: 7,000 - 9,000 USD

Property of a Private International Collector

PAIR OF GOLD, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND EARCLIPS AND BRACELET, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, FRANCE

Estimate: 7,000 - 9,000 USD

Lot Sold:7,500USD
(3 bids, reserve met)

Lot Details

Description

Property of a Private International Collector

PAIR OF GOLD, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND EARCLIPS AND BRACELET, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, FRANCE


Composed of gold foliate links interwoven with gold ropework, accented with round sapphires and diamonds.

  • Round diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 1.15 carats
  • Signed VCA, bracelet numbered B 5839; earclips numbered 101992
  • French assay and workshop marks
  • 18 karat gold
  • Gross weight approximately 49 dwts
  • Circa 1960s

Condition Report

In good condition, the gold with minor discoloration throughout commensurate with age and wear. The earclips with French assay marks for platinum and 18 karat gold. The bracelet with French assay marks for 18 karat gold. The sapphires are medium deep blue, slightly included, with some minor abrasions to facet junctions visible under 10x magnification. Diamond weight stated in catalogue description approximated using measurements. Diamonds are approximately F-G color, VVS-VS clarity. Bracelet width approximately ½ inch. Clasp closes securely with use of side pin. Total gross weight of earclips approximately 11 dwts. Gross weight of bracelet approximately 38 dwts.


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Online bidding closed25 Mar 2020 | 06:13 PM GMT