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    Sale 2253

    Superb 20th Century Jewels from an American Collection

    15 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1086

    A PAIR OF DIAMOND "FLAME" CLIP BROOCHES, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

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    A PAIR OF DIAMOND "FLAME" CLIP BROOCHES, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
    Each designed as a tapered scrolling band, with graduated lines of circular and baguette-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, may also be worn as hair ornaments, with maker's marks, in a Van Cleef & Arpels light green leather case
    Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, no. BL 51383


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    Cf. Marc Petit, Van Cleef & Arpels: Reflections of Eternity, Editions Cercle d'Art, Paris, 2006, plate nos. 134 and 135

    Cf. Sylvie Raulet, Van Cleef & Arpels, Universe Publishing and The Vendome Press, New York, 1998, pages 32 and 72

    Cf. Sylvie Raulet, Van Cleef & Arpels, Éditions Du Regard, Paris, 1986, page 117