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Van Cleef & Arpels Gold Scalloped Bombé Earrings


These gold earrings by Van Cleef & Arpels, dating from the 1960s, are shaped into a scalloped bombé wing motif. Voluminous, but not heavy, these beautifully-crafted bombé forms hug the ear with clipbacks, enlivening the face with gleaming gold.

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Item #: ER-18706
Artist: Van Cleef & Arpels, Paris
Country: France
Circa: 1960s
Size: 1.125” length, 0.75” width
Materials: 18K Gold
Signed: “VCA B3345R20” with French control mark, and “750”

In the 1960s and 1970s, Van Cleef & Arpels decisively moved away from the gem-studded opulence of the post-war years, and their designers focused their creativity on creating contemporary, dynamic forms out of precious metals.