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    Sale 2160

    Jewels: The New York Sale

    22 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 25

    A RETRO DIAMOND, RUBY AND GOLD TASSEL NECKLACE, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

    Price Realised  

    A RETRO DIAMOND, RUBY AND GOLD TASSEL NECKLACE, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
    Designed as a twin snake chain, the front set with two circular-cut diamond and calibré-cut ruby bombé barrel links, suspending a four-strand tassel with gold boules set with either star-set rubies or diamonds, mounted in yellow and white gold, circa 1940, 14 ins.
    Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, N.Y., no. 5314


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    Cf. Sylvie Raulet, Jewelry of the 1940s and 1950s, Rizzoli, New York, 1988, page 175