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    Sale 7442

    Jewellery

    12 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 34

    A COLOURED DIAMOND 'LIBELLULE' BROOCH, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

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    A COLOURED DIAMOND 'LIBELLULE' BROOCH, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
    Designed as a stylised dragonfly, the pavé-set diamond body to the pavé-set yellow wings, 6.0 cm wide, with French assay mark for gold
    Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, No. BL19210


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    For a diamond and sapphire 'Libellule' brooch see Marc Petit, Van Cleef & Arpels: Reflections of Eternity (Paris 2006), plate 60

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