• 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 134

    A pair of hardstone cameo and coral earpendants and a pair of coin buttons

    Price Realised  

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    A pair of hardstone cameo and coral earpendants and a pair of coin buttons
    The earrings composed of corallium coral drops with wreath surmounts and circular hardstone cameo tops, each carved to depict a classical female profile, post fittings; and a pair of ancient Greek coin buttons in stepped mounts (4)


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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 US Fish and Wildlife restrictions if is to be imported into the USA