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    Sale 5889

    Jewels at South Kensington

    10 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 4

    A gemset watch/brooch

    Price Realised  


    A gemset watch/brooch
    The watch case designed as a tapered basket to a bouquet of ruby, sapphire and diamond flowerheads, the dial with ruby hour markers, circa 1950, case No. 27661 with second indistinct number

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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).