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329

René Boivin

Pair of peridot and pink sapphire ear clips, circa 1965

VAT applies to hammer price and buyer's premium

Estimate:

18,000 - 24,000 CHF

Property of a Lady

René Boivin

René Boivin

Pair of peridot and pink sapphire ear clips, circa 1965

Pair of peridot and pink sapphire ear clips, circa 1965

Estimate:

18,000 - 24,000 CHF

Lot sold:

23,940

CHF

Property of a Lady

René Boivin

Pair of peridot and pink sapphire ear clips

circa 1965


Designed as the earth and the moon, set with circular-cut pink sapphires and similarly cut peridots, French assay mark for gold, partial maker's mark for Cristofol.


Accompanied by a certificate from Françoise Cailles and Jean-Norbert Salit stating that the ear clips were made by René Boivin between 1965 and 1970.

Accompanied by a certificate from Françoise Cailles and Jean-Norbert Salit stating that the ear clips were made by René Boivin between 1965 and 1970.


French partial maker's mark for Cristofol. French assay mark for 18 carat gold. Peridots and pink sapphires with typical inclusions, some surface-reaching inclusions, some scratches and abrasions. Scratches consistent with age and wear. In very good condition. Total gross weight approximately 53 grams.


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