Lot 146: 18K YELLOW GOLD, RUBY, AND DIAMOND COVERED WRISTWATCH, Van Cleef & Arpels
October 23, 2016
Boston, MA, USALive Auction
18K YELLOW GOLD, RUBY, AND DIAMOND COVERED WRISTWATCH, Van Cleef & Arpels
ca. 1949; the Retro wristwatch featuring two roundels with mystery-set calibre-cut rubies flanked by twelve full-cut diamonds; concealing a gold-tone dial with Arabic numeral and baton indicators; completed with a brick-link bracelet; signed on dial; verso marked Van Cleef & Apels NY 6428; 34.10 dwts.; lg. 6 1/2 in.
four of the rubies slightly cracked/chipped; dial slightly discolored; movement does not appear to be in working condition (does not wind fully).