11 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 37,500
Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000
A GOLD AND DIAMOND "CHEVEUX D'ANGE" NECKLACE, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
Designed as a flexible tapered band of 18k gold wire resembling angel hair, centering upon a pavé-set diamond "X" motif, mounted in 18k gold and platinum, circa 1955, 14½ ins., with French assay mark
Signed Van Cleef et Arpels, France, no. N.Y. 34926
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Cf. Sylvie Raulet, Van Cleef & Arpels, Editions du Regard, Paris, page 130
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