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    Sale 7733

    The London Sale: Jewels

    10 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 74

    AN IMPRESSIVE ART DECO RUBY AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, BY CARTIER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN IMPRESSIVE ART DECO RUBY AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, BY CARTIER
    The central triangular panel with oval-shaped ruby collets and old-cut diamond geometric surround to the neckchain composed of a series of openwork buckle-shaped links mounted with old-cut diamonds and rubies, converts to form a brooch and a pair of bracelets, 1936, as necklace 42.0 cm inner circumference, as brooch 6.3 cm wide, each bracelet 16.8 cm long, in original fitted green leather Cartier case
    Accompanied by report No. GE2008-223 dated 28 November 2008 from Cartier stating the necklace/brooch/bracelet combination is a genuine Cartier item, Cartier London, 1936 (4)


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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).


    Provenance

    This necklace was formerly the property of the first Baroness Ravensdale of Kedleston (1896-1966), the eldest daughter of the first Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, and thence by descent


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A NOBLEMAN