• Rare Jewels and Objets d'Art:  auction at Christies

    Sale 2390

    Rare Jewels and Objets d'Art: A Superb Collection

    21 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1173

    A PAIR OF DIAMOND EAR CLIPS

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    A PAIR OF DIAMOND EAR CLIPS
    Each designed as a single and old mine-cut diamond bow, centering upon a cushion-cut diamond, weighing approximately 4.00 and 4.05 carats, with baguette-cut diamond detail, mounted in platinum, 1949, with French assay marks and maker's marks
    Monture Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 1790 CS (Commande Spèciale)
    With report 15282501 dated 16 November 2006 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond, weighing approximately 4.00 carats, is H color, VS2 clarity

    With report 15282497 dated 13 November 2006 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond, weighing approximately 4.05 carats, is K color, VS1 clarity


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