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Lot 275Gold, Cabochon Ruby and Sapphire Fringe Bow Clip-Brooch, Marchak, Paris
18 kt., the off-center bow composed of twisted and polished gold wire, edged by 12 pear-shaped cabochon rubies and 5 pear-shaped sapphires, cinched by herringbone gold fringe tipped by small polished gold balls, signed Marchak, Paris, no. 23.645, with maker's mark and French assay mark, marks obscured, circa 1960, approximately 13.2 dwts.

Estimate $3,000-4,000

Rubies: medium deep raspberry, moderately included, translucent, good polish.

Sapphires: medium deep blue with violet hue, moderately included, lively.

Good condition. Normal wear. Well-made. 1 3/4 x 2 5/8 inches.

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