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    Sale 1359

    Jewels: The Geneva Sale

    20 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 215

    A PAIR OF RUBY AND DIAMOND EAR CLIPS, BY CARTIER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF RUBY AND DIAMOND EAR CLIPS, BY CARTIER
    Each centering upon a cushion-shaped ruby weighing 3.12 and 2.83 carats, within a pavé-set diamond openwork disc of sun-motif, with baguette-cut diamond rays, mounted in platinum, 1950s, 2.1 cm long, in a Cartier red leather case
    Signed Cartier Paris, no. MC 1329
    Accompanied by report no. 51805 dated 14 July 2008 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the rubies are of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating


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    Special Notice

    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 LADY (continued)