Diamond clip, Sterlé, circa 1956

Diamond clip, Sterlé, circa 1956Estimate 39,000 — 59,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's

Designed as a stylised feather set with circular-cut and baguette diamonds, signed Sterlé, numbered, French assay and maker's marks, case stamped Sterlé.

BibliographyCf: Viviane Jutheau, Sterlé: Joaillier Paris, Paris, 1990, for similar examples of this clip.

Pair of diamond ear clips, Sterlé, circa 1956

Pair of diamond ear clips, Sterlé, circa 1956Estimate 6,000 — 9,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's

Each designed as a stylised feather set with circular-cut and baguette diamonds, each signed Sterlé, numbered, French assay and maker's marks.

Labradorite, gold and diamond brooch, Sterlé, 1960s

Labradorite, gold and diamond brooch, Sterlé, 1960s

Labradorite, gold and diamond brooch, Sterlé, 1960sEstimate 20,000 — 30,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's

Designed as a bird on a gold branch, the body composed of a polished labradorite, the eye and beak set with brilliant-cut diamonds, the crest embellished with gold cheveux d'ange, the tail feathers with textured gold and brilliant-cut diamonds, signed Sterlé, numbered, French assay and maker's marks.

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels. Genève, 12 mai 2015, 10:30 AM