• Jewels at South Kensington auction at Christies

    Sale 5641

    Jewels at South Kensington

    14 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 77

    A pair of coral earrings and a bracelet

    Price Realised  


    A pair of coral earrings and a bracelet
    Set with 19th century carved coral, corallium, the earrings composed of two oval and one pear shaped cameo each carved to depict the head and shoulders of a female, with bead and spiral carved spacers, hook fittings; the bracelet composed of carved waisted bars to a cameo clasp carved to depict the head of a medusa suspending two charms, one carved to depict a hand, the other a dog (2)

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    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 this lot will be subject to USA Fish and Wildlife restrictions if is to be imported into the USA