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    Sale 5893

    Jewels at South Kensington

    14 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 40

    A late 19th century diamond and ruby monogram brooch and an early 19th century rose-cut diamond set locket pendant

    Price Realised  

    A late 19th century diamond and ruby monogram brooch and an early 19th century rose-cut diamond set locket pendant
    The brooch composed of a closed-set ruby scrolling "C" entwined with closed-set old-cut diamond "B" and "C", circa 1880; the rock crystal locket pendant with rose-cut diamond surmount, circa 1830 (2)


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    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
    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).


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A NOBLEMAN