Pair of ruby and diamond ear clips, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1952

Each designed as a flower head, set with oval rubies and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, signed Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered, French assay and maker's marks, case. Estimate 23,000—33,000 CHF- Lot sold 33,750 CHF

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 19 Nov 08. Geneva. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com