Van Cleef & Arpels Paris Mid-20th Century Diamond, Emerald, Coral, Enamel and Gold Tiger Brooch(647 views)
Description: A French Mid-20th Century 18 karat gold and platinum brooch with emeralds, diamonds, black enamel and coral by Van Cleef & Arpels. The brooch has 2 cabochon emerald eyes with an approximate total weight of .40 carats, 9 round diamonds with an approximate total weight of .15 carats. The tiger's tongue is made of carved coral. The whimsical tiger was from the VCA 'La Boutique' collection, first introduced in 1954. (Item No.: 17061)
Condition Report: Excellent
Dimensions: 1 1/2 inches in height x 2 1/2 inches in 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.