Lot 199: Gold and Cabochon Ruby Compact, Van Cleef & Arpels
October 19, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Gold and Cabochon Ruby Compact, Van Cleef & Arpels
14 kt., the square-shaped case decorated with engraved flowers, with oval cabochon ruby thumbpiece, the interior with mylar-backed glass and gold mesh screen, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, N. Y., no. 16345, approximately 87.7 dwts. gross. 2 7/16 x 2 15/16 x 7/16 inches.
Cabochon ruby: deep pinkish-red, translucent, good polish.
Good condition. Normal wear, minor scratches to gold.
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