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    Sale 12573

    Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels

    31 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 1977

    A DIAMOND, PEARL AND TORTOISE SHELL TIARA

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A DIAMOND, PEARL AND TORTOISE SHELL TIARA
    The openwork comb tiara designed as a series of old-cut diamond collets within a knife-edge bar surround, alternating with pearls, measuring approximately 4.78 - 5.10 mm, joined to the tapered old-cut diamond frame enclosing similarly-cut diamond lozenge-shaped panels spaced by pearls, measuring approximately 3.62 - 4.17 mm, accented throughout by diamond collets attached to the tortoise shell comb, mounted in gold, 12.6 cm
    US$48,000-75,000

    Please note that the pearls have not been tested for natural origin

    The historical CITES paperwork for this lot is not available and it will not be possible to obtain a CITES export permit to ship this item outside Hong Kong after the sale. Please contact the department for more details and refer to the IMPORTANT NOTICES AND EXPLANATION OF CATALOGUING PRACTICE at the back of this catalogue


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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory, tortoiseshell and crocodile. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
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