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    Sale 2040

    Jewels: The New York Sale

    15 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 39

    A MULTI-GEM 'BIRD OF PARADISE' BROOCH, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

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    A MULTI-GEM 'BIRD OF PARADISE' BROOCH, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
    Designed as a circular-cut diamond body, with a circular-cut yellow diamond head and cabochon sapphire eyes, to the cabochon peridot and carnelian throat, extending textured gold wings and a spray of calibré-cut ruby tail feathers, mounted in 18k gold
    Signed V.C.A. for Van Cleef & Arpels, N.Y., no. 58554


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