Van Cleef & Arpels

18ct yellow gold and gem-set Scarecrow brooch

Whimsical 18ct yellow gold brooch designed as a Scarecrow with a yellow gold top-hat atop a chrysophrase bead head, and set with ruby and sapphire cabochon and diamond details Van Cleef & Arpels, Paris 1960’s

£8,750.00

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Specifications

Gemstones1 chrysophrase bead
4 cabochon sapphires 0.60cts approx
2 cabochon rubies 0.82cts approx
2 brilliant-cut diamonds 0.07cts approx
Condition ReportClear signature, marks and numbers, secure double-prong brooch fitting with safety attachment, overall in good condition
Setting18ct yellow gold signed Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered B6621 with French assay marks and dated 66 with the international copyright symbol
Weight description16.60 grams
Dimensions5.00cm / 2"
Period1960s
OriginParis
SKU125387

Literature & Exhibitions

see:
‘Van Cleef & Arpels’ Palais Galleria 1992 and ‘Van Cleef & Arpels’ by Sylvie Raulet

Van Cleef & Arpels

On June 16th 1906 Van Cleef & Arpels opened the doors to their first boutique at number 22, Place Vendôme. Next door to Lalique, opposite the Ritz and a stones throw from Boucheron, this would prove to be the first of many boutiques that the highly successful Maison would open around the world during the 20th Century.

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