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    Sale 1991

    Jewels: The New York Sale

    16 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 18

    A SET OF DIAMOND AND GOLD "MARGUERITES" ACCESSORIES, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

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    A SET OF DIAMOND AND GOLD "MARGUERITES" ACCESSORIES, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
    Comprising a rectangular textured gold cigarette case, with polished gold flowers, the lid set with pavé-set diamond pistils; a lighter, lipstick holder, miniature travel clock and powder case en suite, mounted in 18k gold and platinum, cigarette case and lighter made in 1949, powder case and lipstick holder made in 1958, with French assay marks and maker's marks, cigarette case also with English hallmarks, in a Van Cleef & Arpels brown suede fitted case
    Cigarette case signed Van Cleef & Arpels, nos. 61853 and 62X6 (indistinct); lighter signed Van Cleef & Arpels, nos. 61864 and 6259; lipstick holder signed Van Cleef & Arpels, 'Le Vanarp' Brevete S.G.D.G., no. 81653; watch dial on travel clock signed Jaeger-LeCoultre, Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 127790; and powder case signed Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 80629 (5)


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    Cf. Van Cleef & Arpels, Editions Paris-Musées, Paris, 1992, page 156

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