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Suzanne Belperron

Gold and Gem-Set Clip-Brooch, France

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 USD

Suzanne Belperron

Suzanne Belperron

Gold and Gem-Set Clip-Brooch, France

Gold and Gem-Set Clip-Brooch, France

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 USD

Lot sold:

119,700

USD

Suzanne Belperron

Gold and Gem-Set Clip-Brooch, France


1950

of stylized foliage design, set with variously cut peridot, green tourmaline and olivine

with French assay mark and maker's marks

In very good condition, especially given the age of the piece. With French assay marks for 18 karat gold. The peridot and olivine range in hue from light to medium yellowish green to green, slightly included, with typical inclusions. The green tourmaline, ranges in hue from medium to deep bluish green to green slightly yellowish green, slightly included, several examples with small eye visible inclusions. Dimensions approximately 2⅞ x 2⅜ inches. Total gross weight approximately 21 dwts. Safety closure for one pin-stem closes securely. Accompanied by a copy of Certificate of Authenticity from Olivier Baroin.


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.

Sotheby's would like to thank Olivier Baroin for his kind assistance in researching this lot.
Suzanne Belperron by Sylvie Raulet and Olivier Baroin, Antique Collectors' Club, Bibliotheque des Arts, 2011, page 176.
This lot is accompanied by a copy of a Certificate of Authenticity from Olivier Baroin.