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    Sale 5890

    Jewels at South Kensington

    7 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 57

    A sapphire and ruby set twin lipstick holder, by Cartier

    Price Realised  


    A sapphire and ruby set twin lipstick holder, by Cartier
    Of cylindrical form with reeded lozenge shaped decoration and twin cap terminals, the lipsticks with sliding cabochon ruby or sapphire thumbpieces, approximately 11.5 cm. long, in maker's pochette
    Signed Cartier Paris with indistinct number

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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).