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Van Cleef & Arpels

Attractive ruby, emerald and diamond parure, 1960s | 梵克雅寶 | 紅寶石配祖母綠及鑽石首飾套裝,1960年代

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Estimate:

140,000 - 240,000 CHF

From a European Princely Family

Van Cleef & Arpels

Van Cleef & Arpels

Attractive ruby, emerald and diamond parure, 1960s | 梵克雅寶 | 紅寶石配祖母綠及鑽石首飾套裝,1960年代

Attractive ruby, emerald and diamond parure, 1960s | 梵克雅寶 | 紅寶石配祖母綠及鑽石首飾套裝,1960年代

Estimate:

140,000 - 240,000 CHF

Lot sold:

252,000

CHF

From a European Princely Family

Van Cleef & Arpels

Attractive ruby, emerald and diamond parure

1960s


Comprising: a necklace designed as a line of cabochon rubies framed with brilliant-cut diamonds, alternating with foliate motifs set with circular-cut emeralds, length approximately 420mm, may be detached and worn as two bracelets, each length approximately 175mm, additional links, French assay marks for gold and maker's marks, a pair of ear clips, maker's marks, and a ring, size 50, each piece signed Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered.

Each segment of the necklace signed VAN CLEEF & ARPELS or V.C.A., numbered 17086, French maker's marks for Van Cleef & Arpels and for Billy, 48 Rue Jean-Jaurès, 06400 Cannes. French assay marks and stamped 750 for 18 carat gold. Each ear clip signed VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, numbered N.Y. 3584 S.O., French maker's marks for Van Cleef & Arpels. Ring signed VCA, numbered NY38287. Emeralds well matched in colour, green of strong saturation, with typical inclusions, some surface reaching, scratches, abrasions and some cavities. Rubies well matched in colour, purplish-red of strong saturation, translucent, with surface-reaching inclusions, scratches, nicks, chips and cavities. Diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 35.00 - 40.00 carats, on average F-H colour, VS-SI clarity, as gauged and graded in the mount. Necklace; the central ruby with links to reverse allowing the ruby to be worn in multiple angles, thus changing the style. Scratches and signs of wear to the metal. Clasps secure, safety catches. In good condition. Total gross weight approximately 127 grams.


"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."