• Jewels at South Kensington auction at Christies

    Sale 5641

    Jewels at South Kensington

    14 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 81

    A cultured pearl and ruby stickpin

    Price Realised  

    A cultured pearl and ruby stickpin
    Of entwined serpent design enclosing a grey baroque cultured pearl, the serpent with cabochon ruby eyes


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    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
    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).