Van Cleef & Arpels Mid-20th Century Turquoise, Ruby, Diamond and Gold Squirrel Brooch(1,023 views)
Description: A French Mid-20th Century 18 karat gold and platinum brooch with turquoise, ruby and diamonds by Van Cleef & Arpels. The brooch has a cabochon turquoise body, a round ruby with an approximate total weight of .30 carats, and 5 round diamonds with an approximate total weight of .10 carats. The whimsical squirrel was from the VCA "La Boutique" collection, first introduced in 1954. (Item No.: 17055)
Condition Report: Excellent
Dimensions: 1 inch in height x 1 3/8 inches width.
Artist or Maker: Van Cleef & Arpels
Literature: Similar pictured in Van Cleef & Arpels The Art of High Jewelry, by Evelyne Possémé (editor), Les Arts Decoratifs, 2013, pages 194-195.