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Lot 250. Pair of ruby and diamond pendant-earclips, Van Cleef & Arpels, Paris, circa 1960. Estimate 75,000 — 100,000 USD. Lot sold 204,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2007

The tops of floral cluster design supporting flexible cascading fringes, the whole set with 22 oval-shaped rubies weighing approximately 22.00 carats and 54 round and 10 pear-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 10.20 carats, mounted in platinum, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered 28083, assay marks, pendants detachable. With signed case.    

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. New York, 24 Apr 2007