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.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, Geneva, 9 November 1977, lot 242.
Purchased at that sale by Wartski, London.
G. de Habsburg and A. de Solodkoff, Fabergé Joaillier à la Cour de Russie, Fribourg, 1979, p. 41, pl. 48.