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Van Cleef & Arpels [梵克雅寶] | Diamond and Pearl Lapel-Watch, France [鑽石配珍珠領錶]

Captivated by Color: Important Jewels and Gemstones from an American Collector [華彩綺夢:美國重要珠寶及寶石珍藏]

Van Cleef & Arpels [梵克雅寶] | Diamond and Pearl Lapel-Watch, France [鑽石配珍珠領錶]

Van Cleef & Arpels [梵克雅寶] | Diamond and Pearl Lapel-Watch, France [鑽石配珍珠領錶]

Captivated by Color: Important Jewels and Gemstones from an American Collector

[ 華彩綺夢:美國重要珠寶及寶石珍藏]


Van Cleef & Arpels

Diamond and Pearl Lapel-Watch, France


Of geometric design, set with hexagonal-shaped, old European and single-cut diamonds, accented with marquise-shaped and baguette diamonds, the reverse featuring a a square dial and Arabic numerals, manual movement, dial signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered 28205, case numbered 32719, movement signed Audemars Piguet & Co, Brassus & Geneve, numbered 39719, with French assay marks; circa 1925.

In good condition. French marks for platinum and 18 karat (white) gold. The diamonds estimated to weigh approximately 3.60 carats are approximately G-I color, VS-SI clarity. The drop-shaped pearl of silvery white hue, with rose and green overtones, good skin and luster, with very minor blemishes. Length approximately 4¼ inches. The movement is running at time of cataloging, however it was not tested for the accuracy of time or duration of the power reserve and may need service at the buyer's discretion. Please note that the pearls have not been tested for natural origin of color. Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement. Please see the Important Notice Regarding the Condition of Watches on page 212 of the printed catalogue.


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.

Please note that the pearls have not been tested for natural origin of color.