• Jewels at South Kensington auction at Christies

    Sale 5895

    Jewels at South Kensington

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 109

    A late Victorian diamond and demantoid garnet lizard brooch

    Price Realised  


    A late Victorian diamond and demantoid garnet lizard brooch
    With demantoid garnet head and body, old brilliant-cut diamond borders and ruby set eyes, circa 1890

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    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).