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    Gentleman's Sapphire, Gold Jewelry, Van Cleef & Arpels
    The lot includes a pair of cuff links featuring square-cut sapphires weighing a total of approximately 1.50 carats, set in 14k gold; together with a 14k gold tie bar, all marked VCA for Van Cleef & Arpels. Gross weight 21.80 grams.
    Tie Bar Dimensions: 3/16 inch x 2-1/4 inches
    Cuff Link Dimensions: 15/16 inch x 3/16 inch x 1-3/16 inches
    Property of an Oklahoma Gentleman


    Condition Report*: Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Sapphire
    Shape(s): Square
    Count: 26 - 50
    Avg Quality: Good

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: Tie bar marked VCA NY 19V1-100. Cuff links marked VCA NY 12V2-162 14K.

    Van Cleef & Arpels: Parisian jeweler Alfred Van Cleef opened his salon in partnership with his brothers-in-law, Julien and Charles Arpels, in 1906. The company quickly earned a reputation for using only the highest quality colored gemstones. Their timeless designs employed elegant curves and clean fluid lines; capturing the essence of beauty in motion. In 1930, the firm patented the first minaudiere, a purse-like compartmentalized vanity case. In 1933, Van Cleef and Arpels introduced "invisible setting", or “mystery setting”. This innovative technique took the market by storm. The firm continues under the umbrella of the Richmont Group.

    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2018
    11th Monday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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