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    Sale 5893

    Jewels at South Kensington

    14 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 142

    A group of boxes and jewellery

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A group of boxes and jewellery
    Comprising: an early 19th century silver gilt box of rectangular form with engraved wave decoration, the lid with later applied single-cut diamond monogram OK; a late 19th century silver vinaigrette with ray and dot decoration, the front with engraved monogram within a wreath, maker's mark TH for Thomas Hobbs, hallmarked London 1798; a late Victorian silver cased shaving brush with waved decoration and cartouche detail, hallmarked London 1888; a rounded rectangular engine turned cigarette case, hallmarked Birmingham 1937; a single dress button of rose-cut diamond and pearl flaming grenade design, please note that the pearl has not been tested for natural origin; a 19th century gilt haircomb with faceted coral, corallium, accents; and a propelling pencil with entwined serpent decoration (7)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    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.
    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A NOBLEMAN


    Post Lot Text

    Please note that this lot will be subject to US Fish and Wildlife restrictionsif it is to be imported into the USA