• Vintage and Modern Jewels at S auction at Christies

    Sale 5896

    Vintage and Modern Jewels at South Kensington, Including Fine Hermès Handbags

    19 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 212

    A group of jewellery

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A group of jewellery
    Comprising: three vari-coloured jadeite jade carved and pierced floral panel pendants to cord necklaces; a jadeite jade bangle; an oval opal doublet single stone ring in abstract design mount; a vari-coloured jadeite jade floral carved and pierced pendant suspended from a mixed hardstone and aventurine glass bead necklace; a nephrite jade pendant carved to depict a serpent suspended from a carved and polished mixed hardstone necklace; a vari-coloured nephrite jade pendant carved to depict a serpent suspended from a carved, faceted and polished mixed hardstone necklace with carved bone sections; two ambroid necklaces; two ambroid rings; a cornelian bead bracelet; a freshwater cultured pearl, tumble polished peridot, amethyst, citrine and rock crystal bead necklace; a freshwater cultured pearl torsade necklace; a freshwater cultured pearl and amethyst bead necklace and matching bracelet; please note that the jade has not been tested for treatment


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    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).
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