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    Sale 5888


    20 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 21

    Four 19th century brooches

    Price Realised  


    Four 19th century brooches
    Comprising: a Victorian rose-cut diamond brooch of crossed feathers design in silver and gold mount; an aquamarine and old brilliant-cut diamond cluster, the central aquamarine with rose-cut diamond and half-pearl scrolling surround suspending a pear-shaped pearl drop, detachable brooch fitting; a silver-gilt brooch of "Giardinetto" type with rose-cut diamond ruby and gem floral trellis work basket and spray; and a similar brooch set with marcasite and paste, French marks to pin (4)

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    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).