18 KARAT GOLD, SAPPHIRE, CITRINE AND DIAMOND BROOCH, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Designed as a floral bouquet, the flower petals set with five cushion-cut yellow sapphires weighing approximately 8.75 carats and six oval-shaped citrines, accented by round and calibré-cut citrines, the flowers centered by old European and single-cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.45 carats, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered N.Y 7GB; circa 1940.
A SAPPHIRE, YELLOW SAPPHIRE AND RUBY 'BOUQUET' CLIP BROOCH, BY VAN CLEEF AND ARPELS Designed as a spray set with a series of graduated cushion-shaped sapphire and yellow sapphire flowers with circular-cut ruby and sapphire bud details, to the sculpted polished gold leaves, circa 1940, 10.5 cm long
A SAPPHIRE, EMERALD AND DIAMOND 'BIRD OF PARADISE' BROOCH, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS The bird set throughout with brilliant-cut diamonds in textured yellow gold wirework surround, the body centering upon a pear-shaped sapphire, bordered with circular-cut sapphires and cabochon emeralds, (tail detachable), mounted in platinum and gold, 11.3 cm
A DIAMOND AND GOLD BROOCH, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Designed as a stylised bombé flowerhead, pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamonds, to the diamond cluster pistil, 1960s, 6.1 cm long, with French assay mark for gold, in a Van Cleef & Arpels blue suede pouch Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 19.058