Lot 56. An Art Deco Burmese ruby and diamond bracelet, by Van Cleef & Arpels, circa 1935. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 444,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018.
Designed as a three flexible panels set with oval and cushion-cut rubies and old-cut diamonds, joined by old and baguette-cut diamond links, circa 1935, 7 ins., with French assay mark for platinum. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 45661.
Accompanied by an AGL report stating that the origin of the rubies would be classified as Burma (Myanmar), with no gemological evidence of heat.
Christie's. Magnificent Jewels, New York, 17 April 2018