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    Sale 12182

    Important Jewels

    18 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 98

    A PAIR OF CORAL AND WOOD 'NAIL-HEAD' EAR CLIPS, BY RENÉ BOIVIN

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    A PAIR OF CORAL AND WOOD 'NAIL-HEAD' EAR CLIPS, BY RENÉ BOIVIN
    Each designed as a wooden bombé half-hoop, set with circular coral cabochons, 1 1/4 ins., with French assay marks for 18k gold
    Signed R. Boivin for René Boivin, with maker's marks


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    Special Notice

    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.


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    Please note that a party with a financial interest will be bidding on Lots 93 through 108


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT AND SYLVIA OLNICK


    Literature

    Cf. F. Cailles, René Boivin: Jeweler, Paris, Éditions de l’Amateur, 1994, p. 389