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Van Cleef & Arpels

Coral and Diamond 'Rose de Noël' Clip-Brooch and Pair of Earclips, France

Restricted Species

Estimate:

35,000 - 55,000 USD

Van Cleef & Arpels

Van Cleef & Arpels

Coral and Diamond 'Rose de Noël' Clip-Brooch and Pair of Earclips, France

Coral and Diamond 'Rose de Noël' Clip-Brooch and Pair of Earclips, France

Estimate:

35,000 - 55,000 USD

Lot sold:

56,700

USD

Authenticity guarantee

What is guaranteed?

The brooch of floral design, the petals composed of carved coral, the gold pistils centering clusters of round diamonds, accompanied by a matching pair of earclips.


  • Diamonds weighing a total of approximately 2.55 carats
  • Brooch diameter 2 inches; earclip diameter 1¼ inches
  • Brooch signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered 102423; earclips signed VCA, numbered B3002K68
  • Each with French assay and maker's marks
  • 18 karat gold
  • Please note this property cannot be shipped internationally due to endangered species materials

In good condition, the mountings with scratches and scuffs to the reverse, commensurate with wear. French assay marks for 18 karat gold. The coral is medium light orangy pink, with minor mottling and natural graining throughout, in overall good condition, with minor chips and nicks to the reverse and edges of a few petals, not noticeable when worn. Diamond weight stated in catalogue description approximated using measurements. The diamonds are approximately F-G color, VVS-VS clarity. Please note this property cannot be shipped internationally due to endangered species materials.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The online condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance purposes only. The images of the lot also form part of the online condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Any reference to condition in the online condition report does not amount to a full description of condition. The online condition report may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the online condition report of the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The online condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the online condition report is a statement of subjective, qualified opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's (for example, information regarding colour, clarity and weight of gemstones are statements of opinion only and not statements of fact by Sotheby's). Please also note that we do not guarantee, and are not responsible for, any certificate from a gemological laboratory that may accompany the lot. In addition, certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot (for example, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades). For these reasons, the online condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. Prospective buyers should also refer to the relevant section the Buying at Auction guide which includes important notices concerning the type of property in this sale. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Please note this property cannot be shipped internationally due to endangered species materials.