• Jewels : The London Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 7785

    Jewels : The London Sale

    2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 173

    A BELLE EPOQUE DIAMOND AND PEARL PENDANT/BROOCH

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BELLE EPOQUE DIAMOND AND PEARL PENDANT/BROOCH
    Of circular outline, the bouton-shaped pearl centre to the old and rose-cut diamond openwork foliate surround with detachable diamond-set suspension loop and brooch fitting, pearl untested, circa 1905, 4.8 cm diameter


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    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
    Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not be imported into the U.S. Please be advised that a purchasers inability to import any such item into the U.S. or any other country shall not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale. With respect to items that contain any other types of gemstones originating in Burma (e.g., sapphires), such items may be imported into the U.S., provided that the gemstones have been mounted or incorporated into jewellery outside of Burma and provided that the setting is not of a temporary nature (e.g., a string).