18 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 47,500
Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000
A LAPIS LAZULI 'ALHAMBRA' NECKLACE, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
The 18k gold chain set with a series of twenty lapis lazuli and gold clover links, 1987, 34 ins.
Signed V.C.A. for Van Cleef & Arpels, France, no. 4K629.132
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