20 October 2010
A MALACHITE AND GOLD "ALHAMBRA" NECKLACE, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
The 18k gold chain set with a series of twenty malachite and gold clover links, 32 ins.
Signed V.C.A. for Van Cleef & Arpels, N.Y., no. 4K89?
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