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18 karat gold, mystery-set ruby and diamond brooch and earclips, Van Cleef & Arpels. Photo Sotheby's 

The brooch and earclips designed as flowerheads, the brooch centered by a round diamond weighing approximately 1.15 carats, framed by petals set with numerous calibré-cut Mystery-Set rubies, alternating with petals set with round diamonds weighing approximately 5.30 carats, gross weight approximately 37 dwts, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, Made in France, numbered NY 61383, with French assay marks; together with a pair of earclips of similar design, centered by two round diamonds weighing approximately 1.70 carats, the petals set with numerous calibré-cut Mystery-Set rubies, further set with round diamonds weighing approximately 3.00 carats, gross weight approxiamtely 29 dwts, signed VCA, Made in France, numbered NY 62815, with French assay and workshop marks. With signed box. Estimation 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Lot. Vendu 353,000 USD

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. New York | 11 déc. 2013 www.sothebys.com