A ruby single-stone ring, by Van Cleef & Arpels,

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Lot 249
A ruby single-stone ring,
by Van Cleef & Arpels, 1923

Sold for £ 350,500 (US$ 442,775) inc. premium
A ruby single-stone ring, by Van Cleef & Arpels, 1923
The sugarloaf cabochon ruby, displaying asterism, weighing 13.34 carats, within a delicate single-cut diamond mount, with beaded and millegrain detail, mounted in platinum, signed Van Cleef Arpels, numbered 21844, French assay mark, ring size K½

Footnotes

  • Accompanied by a report from SSEF stating that the ruby is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating. Report number 76295, dated 17 September 2014.
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Item contains ruby or jadeite

Please note ruby and jadeite gem stones of Burmese (Myanmar) origin may not be imported into the US. Rubies and jadeite of non-Burmese origin require certification before import into the US.

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