From time to time, Christie's may offer a lot which it owns in whole or in part. This is such a lot.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
Please note that the lots of Iranian origin are subject to U.S. trade restrictions which currently prohibit the import into the United States. Similar restrictions may apply in other countries.
This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage
Item one: formerly in the collection of Prof. Dr. Eduard J. Gübelin (1913-2005), Luzern, Switzerland.