18 karat gold, yellow sapphire and citrine brooch, Suzanne Belperron, circa 1945Photo Sotheby's

Of bombé form set in the center with a cushion-shaped yellow sapphire, framed by squarecut, rectangular-shaped, round and oval citrines, maker's mark for Darde & Fils, French assay marks. Lot 278. Estimation 20,000-30,000 USD

NOTE DE CATALOGUE: Illustrated in Suzanne Belperron, by Sylvie Raulet and Olivier Baroin, p. 171.

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. New York | 18 avr. 2012, 10:00 AM www.sothebys.com