Lot 72. Emerald and diamond flower brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York. Estimate 50,000 - 70,000 USD. Lot sold 114,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2007

The stylized flower set in the center with an emerald-cut emerald weighing 21.61 carats, framed by 15 tapered rectangular-shaped emeralds, the petals set with 54 round diamonds, the stem of calibré-cut emeralds accented with 3 marquise-shaped diamonds, the total diamond weight approximately 9.75 carats, mounted in 18 karat gold, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered N.Y. 27588.   

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