Lot 296. Pair of natural pearl and diamond ear clips, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1960s. Estimate 96,000 — 145,000 CHF (87,736 - 132,518 EUR). Photo Sotheby's.
Each surmount of cluster and scroll design set with brilliant-cut, tapered baguette and baguette diamonds, supporting a detachable pendant set with a drop shaped natural pearl measuring approximately 10.40 x 11.90 x 17.35mm and 11.05 x 12.10 x 17.40mm respectively, capped with square-, single-cut and tapered baguette diamonds, signed Van Cleef & Arpels and V.C.A., numbered, French assay and maker's marks, drops and baguette diamond pendants detachable, case signed Van Cleef & Arpels.
Accompanied by SSEF report no. 84922, stating that the pearls were found to be natural, saltwater.
Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Geneva, 17 May 2016, 10:00 AM