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VAN CLEEF & ARPELS - a mid 20th century 18ct gold diamond and gem-set brooch. Designed as a scrolling series of graduated circular-shape emerald, sapphire and brilliant-cut diamond interwoven lines. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, 94602. Estimated total diamond weight 1.50cts. French assay marks. Length 8.5cms. Weight 17gms.

Condition

  • Overall condition good. Some surface scratches/wear in keeping with general age and wear.
  • Some discolouration to the area around the hinge of the clasp.
  • Diamonds well matched.
  • Diamonds bright.

  • Individual size and setting of diamonds prevents accurate colour and clarity assessment.

  • Estimated dimensions of largest emerald 4 by 3.8mms. Estimated dimensions of largest sapphire 4.3 by 4.2mms.
  • Emeralds are a medium blueish green hue, well saturated, with good to fair clarity and typical inclusions.

  • Sapphires are a deep medium blue to slightly violetish blue hue, well saturated, with good clarity and typical inclusions.
  • Stones in good condition with minor abrasions.

  • Stamped 750.
  • Please see the Important Notices for Purchasers for coloured gemstones.

  • Condition reports are offered as a guide only and we highly recommend inspecting any lot to satisfy yourself as to its condition.

  • For any further questions you may have on this lot, please do not hesitate to contact Ben Randall at ben@fellows.co.uk

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    VAN CLEEF & ARPELS - a mid 20th century 18ct gold

    Estimate £6,000 - £8,000Jul 11
    Birmingham, UK
    Auction Curated By:
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    Ben Randall
    Antique & Modern Jewellery
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    Alex Duffy
    Antique & Modern Jewellery