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    Sale 12182

    Important Jewels

    18 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 28

    A STAR RUBY, RUBY AND DIAMOND WATCH BRACELET, BY VACHERON & CONSTANTIN

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A STAR RUBY, RUBY AND DIAMOND WATCH BRACELET, BY VACHERON & CONSTANTIN
    Designed as a row of graduated round links, each centering upon a cabochon star ruby or cabochon ruby within a circular-cut diamond and ruby two-tiered frame, the center link opening to reveal a white circular dial with gold hands, joined by single-cut diamond x-shaped links, enhanced by circular-cut ruby and diamond florets, 7 ins., mounted in 18k gold
    Movement signed Vacheron & Constantin, No. 424962, case signed Vacheron & Constantin, No. 268805, dial signed V & C for Vacheron & Constantin


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    Provenance

    Previously sold at Christie's New York, Magnificent Jewels, 25-26 October 2000, Lot 468


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the movement for Lot 28 was made by Vacheron-Constantin in the 1940s. The bracelet is of later addition and not made by Vacheron-Constantin


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION