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    Sale 2064

    Christie's Interiors

    18 - 19 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 289

    A PAIR OF CULTURED MABÉ PEARL AND GOLD EAR CLIPS, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

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    A PAIR OF CULTURED MABÉ PEARL AND GOLD EAR CLIPS, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
    Cultured mabé pearls, measuring approximately 14.00 mm, silvery white bodycolor, typical blemishes, a few cracks to nacre, well-matched, nice luster, for non-pierced ears, shows signs of normal wear
    Signed V.C.A. for Van Cleef & Arpels, Made in France, no. 5482, with French importation marks and maker's mark


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