A fine emerald and diamond brooch, by Van Cleef & Arpels,
Lot 5
A fine emerald and diamond brooch, by Van Cleef & Arpels,
Sold for HK$ 2,300,000 (US$ 296,726) inc. premium

Lot Details
A fine emerald and diamond brooch, by Van Cleef & Arpels, 1952
The cut-cornered rectangular-cut emerald, weighing 10.43 carats, within a scrolling surround of brilliant and baguette-cut and pear-shaped diamonds, weighing 11.45 carats total, mounted in 18 carat yellow gold, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered NY18910, length 4.5cm

Footnotes

  • Accompanied by an SSEF report stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin with moderate clarity enhancement. Certificate number 37652, dated 25 June 2001.

    PROVENANCE
    'The Magnificent Jewels of Luz Mila Patiño, Countess du Boisrouvray', Sotheby's New York, 26 October 1989, lot 61.

    LITERATURE
    Exhibition catalogue 'Legends of Van Cleef & Arpels, The Galliera Exhibition', Paris, 1992, no 85.
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