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A GROUP OF CHINESE EXPORT AND NEAR EASTERN GOLD JEWELRY

Estimate:

2,500

to
- 3,500 USD

A GROUP OF CHINESE EXPORT AND NEAR EASTERN GOLD JEWELRY

A GROUP OF CHINESE EXPORT AND NEAR EASTERN GOLD JEWELRY

Estimate:

2,500

to
- 3,500 USD

Lot sold:

6,048

USD

A GROUP OF CHINESE EXPORT AND NEAR EASTERN GOLD JEWELRY


a pair of Chinese Export child’s openwork gold Bangles with conjoined lions' heads, screw-form closure, each marked KHC for Khecheong; a necklace of filigree faceted oval alternating with round beads, cord-strung, probably Near Eastern; and five ring-form bangles, partly gadrooned, probably Indian, weight of gold 4 oz.

diameter of bangles 2 1/4 in.; 5.8 cm; length of necklace 16 3/4 in.; 42.7 cm (with one extra oval link)

diameter of ring bangles approx. 2 1/2 in.; 6.5 cm

All in good condition. All pieces with scratching, dents, and abrasions to the gold, commensurate with age and wear. All pieces test as 18 karat gold. The necklace with one extra bead which has been slightly bent. The pair of children's bracelets with areas of discoloration throughout, commensurate with age and wear; each also stamped KHC. Total gross weight for all pieces approximately 89 dwts. Necklace gross weight approximately 21 dwts. Group of 5 bangle-bracelets total gross weight approximately 21 dwts. Pair of children's bracelet total gross weight approximately 47 dwts.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.