• 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 23

    A ruby necklace and bracelet; and a pink tourmaline and diamond pendant

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ruby necklace and bracelet; and a pink tourmaline and diamond pendant
    The necklace and bracelet composed of single lines of circular ruby collets, approximately 42.7 and 18.4 cm. long, necklace detached at one end; the pendant composed of a pear shaped cabochon pink tourmaline with brilliant-cut diamond abstract cluster surmount and line pendant loop (2)


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    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
    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).