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Lot 0013
Retro 1940s Van Cleef & Arpels 5.86-carat Ruby
6.00 carats Diamonds Yellow Gold LUDO Bracelet
VCA France
Stunning historic retro bracelet created by Van Cleef & Arpels in France in the 1940s. First entered Van Cleef & Arpels’ Collections in 1935, it was an immediate success and remained in production until around 1950. Its name is a reference to Louis Arpels, who was known to his friends as “Ludo”. This rare historic bracelet is definitely a great addition to your jewelry collection.

Weight 105.3 grams.
Made of 18 karat yellow gold, features a cushion cut cabochon ruby, encrusted with old mine cut, Old European cut, single cut diamonds, pre-cut rubies, and accented with black enamel.
The cushion cut ruby measures 12.40 x 9.10 x 4.48 mm and weighs approximately 5.86 carats.
The five old mine cut diamonds in the buckle weigh approximately 0.55-carat each, diamond total weight is approximately 6.00 carats, they are of H-J color and VS-SI1 clarity.
Measurements - 9 x 1 inches (23 x 2.7 cm). Fits up to 7.75-inch (19.5 cm) wrist.

In great condition; wear consistent with age and use (please see pictures for details).

Stamped with Van Cleef & Arpels maker's mark, French hallmarks for 18 karat gold, serial number.

Reserve: $31,500.00

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    VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Ruby Diamond Enamel Yellow Gold LUDO

    Estimate $38,000 - $46,000Feb 28, 2019
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