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    Sale 5380

    Jewels at South Kensington

    4 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 53

    A rock crystal and diamond bangle, by Verger et co. for Van Cleef & Arpels

    Price Realised  

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    A rock crystal and diamond bangle, by Verger et co. for Van Cleef & Arpels
    The hinged hoop set to the front with a series of graduated reeded frosted rock crystal panels with brilliant-cut diamond five stone divisions, to a tapering reeded back section, French marks, later rhodium plated
    Signed Van Cleef & Arpels Paris with indistinct maker's mark for Verger et Co.


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    Post Lot Text

    Georges Verger was one of the most famous clock designers of the 1920s. He was particulary known for his innovative use of precious materials in clocks, stands, frames and watches. He worked with all of the great jewellers of the day, among them Van Cleef & Arpels, Janesich, Lacloche and Boucheron in Europe, and Tiffany, Black, Starr & Frost and J.E.Caldwell in the United States.