Exclusive Timepieces & Jewels July 2019 | Monaco LOT 164
164. VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Extremely desirable carved emerald, ruby and diamond necklace in yellow gold, combinations in two different bracelets possible, signed Van Cleef & Arpels. Circa 1960.
Estimate € 350,000 – 550,000
Of a “Tutti Frutti” and “Indian” inspiration, set at the front with three carved emerald cabochons and four ruby beads, the back set with four carved emerald beads alternating with seven smaller ruby beads, decorated throughout with floral and foliate flourishes, set with round diamonds weighing approximately 30.75 ct, it can also be worn as two different style of bracelets. Signed Van cleef & Arpels and numbered 30898, circa 1960. Total length: 38 cm. Weight: 111.8 g