• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5890

    Jewels at South Kensington

    7 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 3

    A Victorian diamond bird brooch

    Price Realised  

    A Victorian diamond bird brooch
    Designed as a pavé diamond swallow with gem-set eyes mounted on a diamond crescent moon, circa 1890


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    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.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that bird brooch ahs cabochon ruby eyes.
    Please note that the rubies are of undetermined origin.
    Rubies of Burmese (Myanmar) origin cannot be imported into the U.S. It is the buyers responsibility to obtain an origin report prior to importing into the U.S.