• Jewels at South Kensington auction at Christies

    Sale 5895

    Jewels at South Kensington

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 116

    An Art Deco diamond, ruby and onyx brooch

    Price Realised  


    An Art Deco diamond, ruby and onyx brooch
    Of stylised Egyptian revival design, the triangular-shaped frosted rock crystal panel with central millegrain-set single old brilliant-cut diamond, within diamond and twin palmette design border with calibré ruby and onyx surround, suspending a lotus blossom design drop, circa 1925, one ruby deficient, fitted case

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    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).