"Vintage Van Cleef & Arpels "chat Malicieux" Brooch Around 1950 - 1960"
Type of jewel: Signed and numbered jewel Period: Around 1950 - 1960 Origin: French work by the house of Van Cleef & Arpels, maker's mark Pery & Fils) Metal: 750/1000 gold (18 k) Total weight (gross): 58, 30 grams Dimensions: H.: 60 mm; L.: 30 mm Nature of the stones: Emerald cabochon, ruby cabochon, onyx cabochon, 8 x 8 cut diamonds State of conservation: Very good state of conservation History: Founded in 1906, Maison Van Cleef & Arpels was born from a history of love between Alfred Van Cleef and Esther Arpels. Two names which, together, have been writing the most beautiful pages of Haute Joaillerie for over 100 years. A story constantly enriched by the know-how of its craftsmen. Bibliographic references: Van Cleef & Arpels, Anne-Maris Clais, Assouline, 2001 Van Cleef & Arpels, Sylvie Raulet, Editions du Regard, 1986 Van Cleef & Arpels: The art of fine jewelry, Les Arts Décoratifs, 2012 Reference: 06 049 2