The Magnificent Wakil Emerald Emerges for Auction

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The Magnificent Wakil Emerald Emerges for Auction

A dazzling highlight of the forthcoming virtual Smith & Singer auction of Important Jewels, Watches & Objects of Virtu will be The Wakil Emerald, an exceptional platinum, gold, emerald and diamond ring by Van Cleef & Arpels, circa 1974, from the collection of Isaac Wakil AO and the late Susan Wakil AO.  Offered with an estimate of AUD$200,000–250,000 (US$129,580-161,975), the centrally-mounted, claw-set, pear-shaped emerald weighing 20.246 carats is of Columbian origin, and is one of the most significant jewels of its kind ever offered at auction in Australia. Lot 50: The Wakil Emerald Platinum, gold, emerald and diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels,