• Vintage and Modern Jewels at S auction at Christies

    Sale 5896

    Vintage and Modern Jewels at South Kensington, Including Fine Hermès Handbags

    19 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 8

    A pair of earstuds, by Lalaounis and a lapis lazuli and ruby ring

    Price Realised  

    A pair of earstuds, by Lalaounis and a lapis lazuli and ruby ring
    The earstuds designed as stylised flowerheads; the ring designed as an oval cabochon lapis lazuli with cabochon ruby collet border
    The earstuds with maker's mark for Ilias Lalaounis (3)


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    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% 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).