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    Diamond, Platinum, Gold Earrings, Van Cleef & Arpels, French
    The suite consists of earrings and a ring featuring full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 3.70 carats, set in platinum and 18k gold, marked for Van Cleef & Arpels, having French hallmarks. Gross weight 30.40 grams.
    Ring Size: 4-1/4 (*sizeable)
    Earring Dimensions: 7/8 inch x 3/8 inch
    *Note: earrings are designed for non-pierced ears and are easily converted


    Estimate: $10,000 - $12,000.

    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): Full-cut
    Count: 51 - 75

    Metals:
    Gold
    Platinum

    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: The ring and earrings are marked © 750 VCA B5188 A5. The earrings are completed by clip backs. *Sizing to the ring will disrupt the hallmarks on the outside of the shank and the pattern.
    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

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    December
    7th Monday 9:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    December
    7th Monday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    6 Days 23h 53m
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: 11
    Page Views: 135

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    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 55001-55384) - 10:00 AM Central Time, Monday, December 7, 2020.
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

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    Additional Location Info:
    Heritage Auctions
    2801 W. Airport Freeway
    Dallas, TX 75261



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    *Reserve Not Met. A reserve has been posted on this lot, but no bids have met the reserve. The next bid will meet the reserve.

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