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Van Cleef & Arpels

'Émeraude en Majesté', Emerald, Sapphire, Spinel and Diamond Brooch | 梵克雅寶 | 'Émeraude en Majesté' 祖母綠 及 藍寶石 配 尖晶石 及 鑽石 胸針

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Van Cleef & Arpels

Van Cleef & Arpels

'Émeraude en Majesté', Emerald, Sapphire, Spinel and Diamond Brooch | 梵克雅寶 | 'Émeraude en Majesté' 祖母綠 及 藍寶石 配 尖晶石 及 鑽石 胸針

'Émeraude en Majesté', Emerald, Sapphire, Spinel and Diamond Brooch | 梵克雅寶 | 'Émeraude en Majesté' 祖母綠 及 藍寶石 配 尖晶石 及 鑽石 胸針

Property Of A Private Collector

Van Cleef & Arpels | 'Émeraude en Majesté', Emerald, Sapphire, Spinel and Diamond Brooch

梵克雅寶 | 'Émeraude en Majesté' 祖母綠 及 藍寶石 配 尖晶石 及 鑽石 胸針


Designed as a dragonfly centring a pear-shaped diamond, set with cabochon and circular-cut sapphires, brilliant-cut diamonds and highlighted with mystery-set and circular-cut emeralds and calibré-cut black spinels, mounted in 18 karat white gold, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered, French assay and maker's marks, case stamped Van Cleef & Arpels.


Accompanied by the certificate of authenticity from Van Cleef & Arpels, a copy of the original sketch, and a copy of the original invoice from Van Cleef & Arpels.


Further accompanied by a booklet on 'Emeraude en Majesté' by Van Cleef & Arpels.

Accompanied by the certificate of authenticity from Van Cleef & Arpels, a copy of the original sketch, and a copy of the original invoice from Van Cleef & Arpels. Further accompanied by a booklet on 'Emeraude en Majesté' by Van Cleef & Arpels. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels and VCA, numbered JH003356. Stamped with French assay marks and Au750 for 18 karat white gold. Pear-shaped diamond weighing approximately 0.5 carats is F-H colour, VS clarity as gauged and graded in the mount. Brilliant-cut diamonds are bright and lively. Emeralds are on average medium slightly yellowish green of strong saturation, with typical natural inclusions and minor nicks and abrasions examined under 10x magnification. Cabochon sapphires are on average deep blue of strong saturation, in very good condition. Circular-cut sapphires and black spinels are overall in very good condition. Minor signs of wear to metal. Overall in very good condition. Case stamped Van Cleef & Arpels.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. 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. Illustrations in the catalogue may not be actual size. Prospective purchasers are reminded that, unless the catalogue description specifically states that a stone is natural, we have assumed that some form of treatment may have been used and that such treatment may not be permanent. Our presale estimates reflect this assumption.Certificates of Authenticity: Various manufacturers may not issue certificates of authenticity upon request. Sotheby's is not under an obligation to furnish the purchaser with a certificate of authenticity from the manufacturer at any time. Unless the requirements for a rescission of the sale under the Terms of Guarantee are satisfied, the failure of a manufacturer to issue a certificate will not constitute grounds to rescind the sale. Gemological Certificates and Reports: References in the catalogue descriptions to certificates or reports issued by gemological laboratories are provided only for the information of bidders, and Sotheby's does not guarantee and accepts no responsibility for the accuracy, terms or information contained in such certificates or reports. Please also note that laboratories may differ in their assessment of a gemstone (including its origin and presence, type and extent of treatments) and their certificates or reports may contain different results.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.