• Jewels at South Kensington auction at Christies

    Sale 5639

    Jewels at South Kensington

    19 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 11

    A Victorian tortoise-shell and citrine bangle

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Victorian tortoise-shell and citrine bangle
    The tapered tortoise-shell bangle of half hoop design, set to the front with floral piqué decoration and central oval citrine, circa 1860


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    Post Lot Text

    Please note that this lot will require a CITES licence to leave the EU and will be subject to US Fish and Wildlife restrictions if it is to be imported into the USA