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    Sale 2253

    Superb 20th Century Jewels from an American Collection

    15 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1082

    **AN IVORY MULTI-GEM PENDANT BROOCH, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

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    **AN IVORY MULTI-GEM PENDANT BROOCH, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
    Designed as a pendant, centering upon a carved pink tourmaline depicting a figural scene with pear and circular-cut sapphire accents, within an openwork scalloped ivory frame, enhanced by four emerald and circular-cut diamond clusters, from a removable emerald and diamond surmount of similar design, mounted in gold, 1972, (pendant may be worn as a brooch), in a Van Cleef & Arpels light green leather case
    Brooch signed Van Cleef & Arpels, NY, no. 41887; pendant attachment signed Van Cleef & Arpels, no. SU0443


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