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    Sale 1368

    Jewels : The Geneva Sale

    13 May 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 117

    AN ELEGANT 'MYSTERY SET' SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND 'DEUX FEUILLES' BROOCH, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

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    AN ELEGANT 'MYSTERY SET' SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND 'DEUX FEUILLES' BROOCH, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
    Designed as two intertwined leaves set throughout with calibré-cut sapphires or brilliant-cut diamonds, to the baguette-cut diamond stems, made in 1956, 10.8 cm long, with French assay marks for platinum and gold
    Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 75771


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    For a similar piece please see:
    Sylvie Raulet, Van Cleef & Arpels, Editions du Regard, Paris, 1986, page 234
    Marc Petit, Van Cleef & Arpels: Reflections of Eternity, Editions Cercle d'Art, Paris, 2006, plate no. 215

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (continued)