A French Estate 18 karat gold "Clematis" brooch with diamonds and Mediterranean red coral by Van Cleef & Arpels. The brooch has 8 round-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of .64 carats forming the cluster center, surrounded by a yellow gold stamen, and 5 Mediterranean red coral petals. The flower has a plain gold stem and textured gold leaf. Circa 1960's. A similar brooch is pictured in Living Jewels, by Ruth Peltason, Vendome Press, 2010, page 173.
|Artist: Van Cleef & Arpels|
|Signed: V.C.A. Makers mark, French control mark|
|Dimensions: 2 1/8" in length x 1 3/4" in width|
|Item #: BO-15793|
|Price: $38,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400|