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    Sale 1359

    Jewels: The Geneva Sale

    20 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 217

    A RUBY AND DIAMOND BROOCH, MOUNTED BY CARTIER

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    A RUBY AND DIAMOND BROOCH, MOUNTED BY CARTIER
    Designed as a stylised starfish, centering upon an oval-shaped cabochon star ruby, within a trapeze-shaped diamond surround, each pierced undulating arm set with single and brilliant-cut diamonds, to the baguette-cut diamond accents, mounted in platinum, circa 1965, 7.0 cm long, with Cartier maker's mark, in a Cartier red leather case
    Monted by Cartier, nos. F9798 and 1269
    Accompanied by report no. 52412 dated 18 September 2008 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the ruby is 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)