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    Sale 12573

    Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels

    31 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 1813

    A SET OF RUBY AND DIAMOND JEWELLERY, MOUNTED BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SET OF RUBY AND DIAMOND JEWELLERY, MOUNTED BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
    Comprising two brooches, each designed as a pavé-set circular-cut diamond four leaf clover, set to the centre with an oval-shaped ruby, and a pair of earrings en suite, mounted in gold, brooch 4.2 cm, earrings 3.3 cm, with French assay marks for gold, in beige suede Van Cleef & Arpels case and green Van Cleef & Arpels pouch
    Signed Monture Van Cleef Arpels, nos. 144524 and 144525 (brooches), 144526 (earrings)
    Accompanied by report no. 2175369660 dated 14 January 2016 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the rubies on the brooches are of Burma (Myanmar) origin, one with no indications of heating and one heated (moderate residues)

    Report no. 6173369384 dated 17 December 2015 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the rubies on the earrings are of Burma (Myanmar) origin, with no indications of heating

    US$40,000-60,000


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    Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not be imported into the U.S. As a convenience to our bidders, we have marked these lots with Y. Please be advised that a purchaser¹s 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).