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A JEWELLED GOLD-MOUNTED NEPHRITE EGG
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A JEWELLED GOLD-MOUNTED NEPHRITE EGG

APPARENTLY NO MAKER'S MARK, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1900

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A JEWELLED GOLD-MOUNTED NEPHRITE EGG
APPARENTLY NO MAKER'S MARK, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1900
Ovoid, the hinged upper section applied with openwork gold mount accented by cabochon rubies and opening to reveal a void interior, marked on mount and loop, also with French import marks
1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm.) high
Special Notice

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).
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 20% on the buyer's premium.

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