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René Boivin | Pair of emerald and diamond ear clips, circa 1955 | René Boivin | 祖母綠配鑽石耳環一對,約1955年

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Estimate:

40,000

to
- 60,000 CHF

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René Boivin | Pair of emerald and diamond ear clips, circa 1955 | René Boivin | 祖母綠配鑽石耳環一對,約1955年

René Boivin | Pair of emerald and diamond ear clips, circa 1955 | René Boivin | 祖母綠配鑽石耳環一對,約1955年

Estimate:

40,000

to
- 60,000 CHF

Lot sold:

47,880

CHF

Property of a Lady

Pair of emerald and diamond ear clips, René Boivin, circa 1955

René Boivin | 祖母綠配鑽石耳環一對,約1955年


Each surmount designed as a swan, set with brilliant-cut diamonds and circular-cut emeralds, suspending a detachable drop-shaped emerald capped by rose diamonds, French assay mark for gold, maker's mark.


Accompanied by a certificate from Françoise Cailles and Jean-Norbert Salit.


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Accompanied by a certificate from Françoise Cailles and Jean-Norbert Salit.

 

Maker's mark for René Boivin. French assay mark for gold. Emeralds green of moderate strong saturation, typical inclusions, some surface reaching, cavities, nicks, chips and abrasions. Diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 2.50 - 3.50 carats, on average G-I colour, VS-SI clarity as gauged and graded in the mount. Scratches to the metal consistent with age and use. In good condition. Total gross weight approximately 27 grams.


Please note: Condition 16 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Please note that colour, clarity and weight of gemstones are statements of opinion only and not statements of fact by Sotheby's. We do not guarantee, and are not responsible for any certificate from a gemological laboratory that may accompany the property. We do not guarantee that watches are in working order. 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. Prospective buyers should also refer to refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue, in particular to the Notice regarding the treatment and condition of gemstones.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Cf.: Françoise Cailles, René Boivin Joaillier, Les Editions de l'amateur, Paris, 1994, pg. 296, for a similar example of this ear clips.