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14kt Gold, Emerald, Diamond, and Ruby "Raja Playing Lute" Brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels

Auction:
3188B
Lot:
183A
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 3188B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

14kt Gold, Emerald, Diamond, and Ruby "Raja Playing Lute" Brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, c. 1947, with rose-cut diamond head, cabochon emerald body, ruby and diamond accents, no. NY14813, signed, lg. 2 3/4 in.

Note: For a similar example see Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels, p. 173.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Emeralds with surface reaching inclusions. Patent No. 150-050.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Crystallography, Cut, Matter, Mineralogy, Ruby, Van Cleef, Van Cleef & Arpels

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