• Jewels at South Kensington auction at Christies

    Sale 5639

    Jewels at South Kensington

    19 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 15

    Two pairs of early 20th century hair combs

    Price Realised  


    Two pairs of early 20th century hair combs
    The first pair of horn carved as dragonflies with twin prongs, both signed GIP for Georges Pierre; the others of tortoise-shell with graduated oblique cylindrical surmount (4)

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    Please note that this lot will require a CITES licence to leave the EU and will be subject to US Fish and Wildlife restrictions if it is to be imported into the USA