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Van Cleef & Arpels

Lady's wristwatch, Van Cleef & Arpels, and group of jewels (Orologio da polso, Van Cleef & Arpels, e gruppo di gioielli)

From a Noble Family

Van Cleef & Arpels

Van Cleef & Arpels

Lady's wristwatch, Van Cleef & Arpels, and group of jewels (Orologio da polso, Van Cleef & Arpels, e gruppo di gioielli)

Lady's wristwatch, Van Cleef & Arpels, and group of jewels (Orologio da polso, Van Cleef & Arpels, e gruppo di gioielli)

From a Noble Family

Van Cleef & Arpels

Lady's wristwatch, Van Cleef & Arpels, and group of jewels

(Orologio da polso, Van Cleef & Arpels, e gruppo di gioielli)


Wristwatch with bakelite dial and pin buckle signed Van Cleef & Arpels, case number G1162 / 7 7427, ring, decorated with a cabochon ruby framed by square diamonds and rubies, size 57, bracelet composed of two-colored articulated links, terminals with brilliant-cut diamonds, inner circumference approximately 155mm, and ring of abstract design pavè-set with brilliant-cut diamonds, size 53.


(Orologio da polso con quadrante in bachelite e fibbia ardiglione firmati Van Cleef & Arpels, anello decorato al centro con un rubino cabochon entro bordo di diamanti e rubini taglio quadrato, misura 57, bracciale realizzato a maglie bicolori articolate, terminali in diamanti taglio brillante, circonferenza interna approssimativa 155mm, e anello in pavè di diamanti taglio brillante, misura 53.)


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Ruby and diamond ring: accompanied by Cisgem gemological short report n. 17548, dated 27/11/2020, stating that the semi-transparent ruby, measuring approximately 12.30 x 15.10 x 8.67mm, estimated to weigh approximately 18 carats, shows no indications of heat treatment. In the notes it is mentioned the presenze of foreign substance in fissures. Gross weight approximately 15.5 grams. Ruby with visible cracks. Wristwatch: back of the case signed V.C.A. , G1162-7 7427. Swiss assay mark for 18 carat gold. Pin buckle signed VCA, stamped 750 for 18 carat gold. Ebel Gerald Genta movement, numbered 9292, Cal. 96, eighteen jewels. Manual winding movement running at the time of cataloguing. Please note that the movement has not been tested for the accuracy of time and may need a service at the buyer's expense. Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement and we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Bracelet: stamped 750 for 28 carat gold, Italian maker's mark. Gross weight approximately 79 grams. Visible discoloration to the metal in some areas. Ring: stamped 750 for 28 carat gold, Italian maker's mark. Indistinctly signed. Gross weight approximately 21 grams. On the bottom of the shank, especially in the sizing area, visible scratches and dents to the metal.


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Please be advised that any lots illustrated with wristbands comprising materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the wristbands and that the wristbands are for display purposes only. Sotheby's will remove the wristbands from these lots prior to release to buyers.