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    Sale 5385

    Jewels at South Kensington Including Fine Hermès Handbags

    9 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 108

    A diamond, gem and pearl "Kilikadukkan"

    Price Realised  


    A diamond, gem and pearl "Kilikadukkan"
    The pendant modelled as a kili (parrot) with foiled flat-cut diamond pear shaped cluster body, foiled cabochon ruby and emerald wings and tail feathers, the head with cabochon ruby accent, foiled gem eyes and carved ruby beak, suspending a series of pearl drops with single-cut diamond caps and green glass accents, clutching a single pearl in each claw, the reverse with engraved decoration, please note that the pearls have not been tested for natural origin

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    Post Lot Text

    Please note that this lot contains rubies of undetermined origin. Rubies of Burmese origin cannot be imported into the U.S. It is the buyers responsibility to obtain an origin certificate for this lot if import into the U.S. is desired