11 October 2006
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
A RUBY AND DIAMOND "COOPER" BRACELET, BY JEAN SCHLUMBERGER, TIFFANY & CO.
Designed as seven openwork pavé-set diamond cushion-shaped links, with gold fluted 'X' motifs, joined by triple-row circular-cut ruby arched spacers, mounted in platinum and 18k gold, 7½ ins.
Signed Tiffany, Schlumberger
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This bracelet is similar to the first "Cooper" bracelet that was purchased in 1958 by Mrs. Gary Cooper.
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