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Lot 590. Property of a European noble family. Pair of Burmese ruby and diamond ear clips, Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate 70,000 — 115,000 CHF. Lot sold 134,500  CHF. Photo Sotheby's 2012

Each set at the centre with a cushion-shaped ruby weighing 3.79 and 3.94 carats respectively, within a border of brilliant-cut and baguette diamondssigned Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered, French assay and maker's marks..

Accompanied by SSEF report no. 65268, stating that the rubies are of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating.

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels Geneva | 14 Nov 2012