18 karat gold and diamond 'fuchsia' brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels. Photo Sotheby's 

Designed as a fuchsia flowerhead set with round and baguette diamonds weighing approximately 9.70 carats, centering an articulated cascade of eight pear-shapeddiamonds weighing approximately 7.10 carats, gross weight approximately 11 dwts, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered NY 590056, with French assay marks. Estimation 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot. Vendu 131,000 USD

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