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    Sale 5385

    Jewels at South Kensington Including Fine Hermès Handbags

    9 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 329

    A French Art Deco gold, jade, lapis lazuli and diamond vanity case

    Price Realised  


    A French Art Deco gold, jade, lapis lazuli and diamond vanity case
    The rectangular case with lapis lazuli plaques to the front, back and sides, the front with domed jade rectangular plaque edging and rose-cut diamond line decoration and thumbpiece, the interior opening to reveal mirror lipstick and twin compartments, import marks, London 1928, French marks
    No. 30712

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    Special Notice

    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).

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