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    Sale 2061

    New York Jewels

    11 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 196

    **A CHALCEDONY, ONYX AND CORAL PENDANT NECKLACE, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

    Price Realised  

    **A CHALCEDONY, ONYX AND CORAL PENDANT NECKLACE, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
    Suspending a detachable drop-shaped green chalcedony pendant, centering upon an oval cabochon coral, within a circular-cut diamond and sculpted gold surround, trimmed by oval cabochon coral and black onyx, topped by a cluster of circular-cut diamonds, from a neckchain of oval-shaped chalcedony plaques, each set with an oval cabochon coral within a sculpted gold surround, spaced by onyx links, mounted in gold, 26 ins.
    Signed Van Cleef & Arpels N.Y., no. 43033 (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE COLLECTION OF ALICE LAWRENCE