• Jewels: The New York Sale & Th auction at Christies

    Sale 2211

    Jewels: The New York Sale & The Annenberg Diamond

    21 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 147

    A SUITE OF RUBY, EMERALD AND DIAMOND JEWELRY, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

    Price Realised  

    A SUITE OF RUBY, EMERALD AND DIAMOND JEWELRY, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
    Comprising a sautoir, suspending a detachable ruby bead tassel pendant, with a carved cabochon emerald cap accented by sculpted gold and circular-cut diamond detail, from a carved cabochon ruby within a sculpted gold and circular-cut diamond foliate surround, to the neckchain designed as a graduated series of navette-shaped textured gold links, each set with a cluster of ruby or emerald beads, accented by gold star detail and circular-cut diamonds, spaced by carved emerald beads; and a pair of ear pendants, each suspending a detachable circular-cut diamond foliate pendant, set with a carved emerald bead and trimmed by a triple loop of ruby beads, from a two-tiered circular-cut diamond plaque surmount, centering upon a carved emerald bead, mounted in gold, necklace 27 ins., (may also be worn as a shorter necklace, 22¼ ins.), ear clips with maker's marks, in a Van Cleef & Arpels gray suede case
    Necklace and ear pendants signed Van Cleef & Arpels, N.Y., necklace no. 45470, ear pendants nos. 42726 and 585


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