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    Sale 2064

    Christie's Interiors

    18 - 19 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 263

    **AN EMERALD, CORAL AND 18K GOLD BROOCH

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    **AN EMERALD, CORAL AND 18K GOLD BROOCH
    Carved emerald, light bluish green, of weak to moderate saturation, with typical inclusions, a few surface-reaching, carved coral, intact, with typical blemishes and pitting to the reverse, slight mottling, well-matched, shows signs of normal wear


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    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
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