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    Sale 1362

    Jewels : The Geneva Sale (Day Chic)

    14 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 104

    A SAPPHIRE, YELLOW SAPPHIRE AND RUBY 'BOUQUET' CLIP BROOCH, BY VAN CLEEF AND ARPELS

    Price Realised  

    A SAPPHIRE, YELLOW SAPPHIRE AND RUBY 'BOUQUET' CLIP BROOCH, BY VAN CLEEF AND ARPELS
    Designed as a spray set with a series of graduated cushion-shaped sapphire and yellow sapphire flowers with circular-cut ruby and sapphire bud details, to the sculpted polished gold leaves, circa 1940, 10.5 cm long, with French assay mark for gold
    Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 50232


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    For a similar piece:
    Cf. Melissa Gabardi, The Jewels of the 1940s in Europe, Torino 1982, p. 21
    Cf. Melissa Gabardi, Art Deco Jewellery 1920-1949, Suffolk 1989, p. 266