Lot 243. A diamond flower necklace, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate: $40,000–60,000Price Realised  USD 143,000Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016

The three graduated detachable clip brooches, designed as circular and baguette-cut diamond flowers, extended from a circular-cut diamond line necklace, 14 3/4 ins. (necklace), 2 ins. (largest brooch), mounted in platinum - Each clip brooch signed Van Cleef & Arpels, N.Y. nos. 8175, 6352 and 6352A; necklace signed V.C.&A., N.Y., no. 9431

Christie's. Magnificent Jewels & the Jubilee Ruby, 20 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza