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    Sale 5892

    Jewels at South Kensington, including Fine Hermes Handbags

    17 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 106

    A DIAMOND AND MULTI-GEM BUTTERFLY BROOCH

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A DIAMOND AND MULTI-GEM BUTTERFLY BROOCH
    The wings en tremblant with pavé brilliant-cut diamonds and calibra© sapphire and cabochon emerald detail, the body set with cabochon rubies to a single cultured pearl abdomen, the head set with cabochon emerald eyes


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    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).
    VAT rate of 15% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.