Lot 1650. Pair of Yellow Gold and Diamond Clips, 'Ludo-Hexagone', Van Cleef & Arpels, Circa 1940. Estimate HK$280,000–380,000 (36,000–49,000 USD)Photo: Sotheby's.

Each designed as a stylised buckle embellished with circular-, old European- and single-cut diamonds weighing approximately 4.30 carats in total, mounted in yellow gold, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered, French assay and maker's marks.

LiteratureCf.: Evelyne Possémé, Van Cleef & Arpels - The Art of High Jewelry, Paris, 2012, pg. 94 and 95 for similar examples by Van Cleef & Arpels.

Sotheby'sMagnificent Jewels and Jadeite, Hong Kong, 04 Apr 2017, 02:30 PM