• Jewels at South Kensington auction at Christies

    Sale 5894

    Jewels at South Kensington

    8 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 163

    A ruby, diamond and gem novelty brooch

    Price Realised  

    A ruby, diamond and gem novelty brooch
    Modelled as a crocodile, with pavé buff top ruby body, pavé diamond tail and snout and green gem eyes
    See back cover illustration


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    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).
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