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    Description

    Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli, Gold Necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels
    The necklace features turquoise and lapis lazuli beads ranging in size from 3.00 to 5.00 mm, set in 18k gold, marked VCA, for Van Cleef & Arpels, reference # 4V207-1. Gross weight 90.71 grams.
    Dimensions: 16-1/2 inches x 3/4 inch


    Estimate: $12,000 - $15,000.

    Condition Report*: Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli
    Shape(s): Bead
    Count: 1 - 25

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: Marked Grosse ©, 67 Germany, 750, 4V207-1, VCA. Evidence of glue under some of the beads. Slight discoloration to some of the turquoise.
    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.

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    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    August
    14th Friday
    Auction Dates
    September
    13th-14th Sunday-Monday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    77 Days
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: N/A
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 42
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