• Jewels at South Kensington auction at Christies

    Sale 5894

    Jewels at South Kensington

    8 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 144

    Two jadeite jade and diamond brooches

    Price Realised  


    This lot is offered without a reserve

    Two jadeite jade and diamond brooches
    The first of spray design composed of brilliant-cut diamond flowerhead clusters amongst carved and shaped jade petals, brilliant and marquise-cut diamond accents and yellow diamond detail, twin prong clip fitting; the second with closed-set marquise jade articulated cluster drop to a scrolling ribbon surmount with brilliant-cut diamond edging and pierced scroll decoration (2)

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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    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).
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