Van Cleef & Arpels
Gem set and diamond brooch, 'Persian Tiger', circa 1972
Gem set and diamond brooch, 'Persian Tiger', Van Cleef & Arpels, circa 1972
Applied with blue enamel, enhanced with brilliant-cut diamonds, cabochon lapis lazuli and emerald, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered, French assay mark for gold.
Signed VCA, numbered 107627, French assay mark and stamped 750 for 18 carat gold. Enamel with some areas of loss, overall in good condition. Lapis with minor scratches. Diamonds bright and lively. Scratches to the metal consistent with age and use. In good condition. Gross weight approximately 28 grams.
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Cf.: Evelyne Possémé, Van Cleef & Arpels The Art of High Jewelry, Paris, 2012, pg. 200 for an illustration of a similar brooch.