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    Sale 12299

    Jewellery & Watches

    15 September 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 127


    Price Realised  


    This lot is offered without a reserve

    Comprising: a gem and diamond brooch, the carved triangular aquamarine with flat-cut diamond accent to a rose-cut diamond openwork surround with cabochon gem accents including aquamarine, pink and yellow tourmaline, 7.3cm; a diamond and enamel flower brooch, the red, pink and white enamel petals with circular-cut diamond stamen, to textured leaves, loss to enamel, 5.2cm; a reeded rectangular case with cabochon ruby thumbpiece, 5.9cm; an oval citrine pendant, 4.4cm; a cultured pearl two row necklace, by Mikimoto, clasp with maker's mark, 54.0cm; and a group of freshwater cultured pearl strands (partly illustrated)

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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).
    These lots have been imported from outside the EU for sale using a Temporary Import regime. Import VAT is payable (at 20%) on the Hammer price. VAT is also payable (at 20%) on the buyer’s Premium on a VAT inclusive basis. This VAT is not shown separately on the invoice. Where applicable Customs duty will be charged (per rate specified by HMRC guidance) on the Hammer price and VAT will be payable at 20% on duty. When a buyer of such a lot has registered an EU address but wishes to export the lot or complete the import into another EU country, he must advise Christie's immediately after the auction.