Lot 387: Pair of Gold, Diamond, Ruby and Emerald Bombe Earrings, Van Cleef & Arpels, France
October 19, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Pair of Gold, Diamond, Ruby and Emerald Bombe Earrings, Van Cleef & Arpels, France
18 kt., the openwork bombe earclips designed as five rows of florets set with 14 collet-set round diamonds approximately 1.00 ct., accented by 34 round emeralds and 26 round rubies, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, N.Y. and VCA NY, no. 49318.4, with maker's mark and French assay mark, partially obscured, approximately 12.8 dwts. With signed box.
Diamonds: G-H-mostly VS, several SI.
Rubies: deep to dark purplish-red & raspberry red, one stone is bright pinkish-red on side edge, minor inclusions, one stone chipped, lively.
Emeralds: bright medium deep vivid green, slightly to moderately included, several very included, one stone chipped, lively.
Good condition. Normal wear. Posts & clip-backs. 7/8 x 3/4 inch.
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