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    Sale 5892

    Jewels at South Kensington, including Fine Hermes Handbags

    17 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 192

    A ruby and turquoise set lizard brooch, by Cartier

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ruby and turquoise set lizard brooch, by Cartier
    The textured body with cabochon ruby and turquoise spine detail
    Signed Cartier Inc Made in Frrance and No. 3578


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    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).