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    Sale 1350

    Magnificent Jewels

    15 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 319

    A RUBY AND DIAMOND RING, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

    Price Realised  

    A RUBY AND DIAMOND RING, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
    Set with an oval-shaped ruby, weighing 12.80 carats, within a brilliant-cut diamond bombé surround, mounted in 18k gold, made in 1967
    Signed Van Cleef & Arpels NY, no. 1815 S.O.
    Accompanied by report no. 48976 dated 10 July 2007 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the ruby is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating


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    This ring was commissioned as a special order by the Princess, who supplied the ruby to be mounted by Van Cleef & Arpels from her own collection.