Exceptional Jewels: The Wolf Family Collection

Exceptional Jewels: The Wolf Family Collection

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Van Cleef & Arpels

A 'Mystery-Set' Ruby and Diamond Clip-Brooch

Auction Closed

April 20, 04:40 PM GMT


400,000 - 600,000 USD

Lot Details


The pistil set with a cluster of round diamonds, surrounded by calibré-cut ruby petals, on a detachable marquise- and baguette-cut diamond stem, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered N.Y. 34774, with French maker's mark, also marked ©1964circa 1965; accompanied by a signed box and pouch.

Please note that one ruby is presently missing and will be replaced for the purchaser by Sotheby's.

Formerly property from the Estate of Alice E. Adams

Christie's, New York

Wolf Family Collection number 9186 (acquired from the above on October 22, 1991, lot 206)