• Jewels at South Kensington auction at Christies

    Sale 5897

    Jewels at South Kensington

    16 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 44

    An Edwardian ruby and diamond brooch

    Price Realised  


    An Edwardian ruby and diamond brooch
    In the form of an old brilliant and rose-cut diamond bow with claw-set ruby centre and terminals, suspending a pearl drop with rose-cut diamond cusp, circa 1905, please note that the pearl has not been tested for natural origin, detachable brooch fitting

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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).

    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the brooch is not Edwardian but a later reproduction