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 DIAMOND CLIP BROOCH, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Of foliate spiral design, set with marquise and baguette-cut diamonds, centering upon a circular-cut diamond, mounted in platinum, circa 1950 Signed V.C.A. for Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 32184
A platinum and gem-set brooch in the form of hovering mayflies by Van Cleef and Arpels, their wings represented with diamonds calibré-cut specifically for each individual openwork mount, their bodies set with emeralds and onyx respectively. Paris, c.1925.
*A magnificent brooch manufactured by Van Cleef & Arpels during the 1950s, representing a a sophistically articulated dahlia flower. The item presents approximately 18cts of brilliant and baguette cut diamonds enriched by 5cts of cabochon rubies in the central element of the brooch. Mounting is in platinum.