Lot 166: Pendentif Piou Chat

Hôtel des Ventes de Monte-Carlo

December 9, 2012, 3:00 PM CET
Monte Carlo, Monaco
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Description: Pendentif Piou Chat en or gris ciselé, la bélière en noeud ponctuée d'un petit saphir rose, retenant une perle de quartz rose.
9,1 g

A pink sapphire, pink quartz and 18K gold pendant.
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Accepted forms of payment: Other, Visa, Wire Transfer
Shipping: The buyer may collect purchased lots only after all amounts due to Hôtel des Ventes de Monte Carlo have been paid (hammer price plus buyer's premium and any applicable taxes and costs).
In accordance with Article 14 of French Act no. 2000-642 of July 10th 2000,
if the successful bidder fails to pay for an item after the issuance of a formal
demand that remains without effect, the item shall be re-auctioned at the
seller's request. If the price of the new bid is lower than the original false
bidder's price, the false bidder shall pay the difference. If the seller does not
make such a request within one month of the auction, the sale shall be
cancelled by operation of law, without prejudice to the damages payable by
the false bidder.
Hôtel des Ventes de Monte Carlo reserves the right to claim the following from the false bidder:
- interest at the statutory rate,
- the reimbursement of the additional costs incurred by reason of his/her
default,
- payment of the sale price or:
- the difference between this price and the resale price if the latter is
lower, as well as the costs incurred in relation with the re-auction.
- the difference between this price and the original false bidder's price
if the latter is lower, as well as the costs incurred by the re-auction.
Tajan also reserves the right to offset any amounts which the false bidder
owes to it.
HVMC reserves the right to ban any bidder who fails to comply with its general
terms and conditions of sale from attending any future auction.

Items that are not claimed within 14 calendar days of the auction will be moved to a third party warehouse at the buyer's risk and expense.
Buyer's Premium
€0 - 150,000: 22.0%
€150,001 - 500,000: 18.0%
€500,001+: 15.0%
From: To: Increment:
€0 €499 €50
€500 €999 €100
€1,000 €1,999 €100
€2,000 €4,999 €200
€5,000 €9,999 €200
€10,000 €19,999 €500
€20,000 €49,999 €1,000
€50,000 €99,999 €2,000
€100,000+ €5,000
Contract: The auction house Hôtel des Ventes de Monte Carlo acts as agent for the seller. It is not a party to the contract of sale that binds the buyer and seller.

The following terms and conditions of sale, as well as everything related to the sale, are governed by Monegasque law. All legal actions are within the jurisdiction of the Courts of the Principality of Monaco.

The sale takes place for payment in full and the currency is the Euro (€).


Execution of the sale and auction

All potential buyers must identify themselves beforehand using a registration form made available at the entrance to the room by the staff of the Hôtel des Ventes de Monte Carlo. She/he must provide a valid piece of identity and, if requested, proof of their bank details. A card bearing a number corresponding to the registration will be delivered to a buyer who will restore it when leaving the room. It is personal and allows the individual to bid during the sale.
The auction follows the numerical sequence of the catalogue, unless said order is modified at the discretion of the Hôtel des Ventes de Monte Carlo.
The successful bidder is the highest and last bidder. In the case of a challenge at the time of award, especially in the case where several bidders claim to have made the same bid simultaneously, and the event is clearly established, although the word "Sold" was pronounced, the object is immediately put back on auction starting at the last amount obtained and those present shall be allowed to bid again.
References concerning the identity entered on the bid summary shall be identical to those made in the registration form. No changes of identity can be made without approval of the Hôtel des Ventes de Monte Carlo managers.
Once the hammer falls, the buyer is responsible for the integrity of the object acquired, as well as its insurance.

Telephone Bids
All potential buyers identified by the Hôtel des Ventes de Monte Carlo may bid by telephone during the sale. In order to be admissible, requests for telephone lines must be made in writing, accompanied by a valid piece of identity and a RIB (bank account information certificate). The Hôtel des Ventes de Monte Carlo will contact the bidder by telephone during the auction; however, it declines all liability for any error or omission in connection with said service.
Payment: The sale is strictly carried out for payment in full. The buyer must pay the purchase price, which includes the amount of the hammer price, fees, and taxes, if any:
- By certified bank check in Euro
- By bank transfer in Euro
- By Visa or MasterCard with proof of identity
- In cash in Euro up to an amount equal to or less than € 30,000
Cheques drawn on foreign banks will be accepted at the sole discretion of the managers of the Hôtel des Ventes de Monte Carlo.
If the acquisition is not paid in full, the item cannot be handed over to the buyer.
The transfer of ownership from the seller to the buyer occurs only after the Hôtel des Ventes de Monte Carlo has received payment, including commission.
The Hôtel des Ventes de Monte Carlo reserves the right to cancel the sale and file a claim to seek damages against the defaulting buyer in the absence of payment by the buyer, after formal notice has remained without answer, and after a month has passed since the bid was accepted by fall of the hammer.
Storage and Shipping: The buyer may collect purchased lots only after all amounts due to Hôtel des Ventes de Monte Carlo have been paid (hammer price plus buyer's premium and any applicable taxes and costs).
In accordance with Article 14 of French Act no. 2000-642 of July 10th 2000,
if the successful bidder fails to pay for an item after the issuance of a formal
demand that remains without effect, the item shall be re-auctioned at the
seller's request. If the price of the new bid is lower than the original false
bidder's price, the false bidder shall pay the difference. If the seller does not
make such a request within one month of the auction, the sale shall be
cancelled by operation of law, without prejudice to the damages payable by
the false bidder.
Hôtel des Ventes de Monte Carlo reserves the right to claim the following from the false bidder:
- interest at the statutory rate,
- the reimbursement of the additional costs incurred by reason of his/her
default,
- payment of the sale price or:
- the difference between this price and the resale price if the latter is
lower, as well as the costs incurred in relation with the re-auction.
- the difference between this price and the original false bidder's price
if the latter is lower, as well as the costs incurred by the re-auction.
Tajan also reserves the right to offset any amounts which the false bidder
owes to it.
HVMC reserves the right to ban any bidder who fails to comply with its general
terms and conditions of sale from attending any future auction.

Items that are not claimed within 14 calendar days of the auction will be moved to a third party warehouse at the buyer's risk and expense.
Fees: In addition to the hammer price, the buyer must pay a fee of 19% excluding VAT up to € 150,000, 15% excluding VAT on amounts from € 150,000 to 500,000 € and 12% excluding VAT on amounts above € 500,000. Additional fees or taxes, in the case of items temporarily imported from a country outside the European Union, may be levied in an amount of 19.6% + VAT, namely 24.44% incl. VAT. The corresponding lot shall be marked with the symbol in
the catalogue : ?
Taxes and VAT: Customs formalities are required for sending works of art to countries outside of the European Union. The buyer must check the rules in force in the destination country before making a purchase.
There are no customs formalities for works of art to be delivered in France or other countries of the European Union. Outside of the European Union, customs rules will be those in force in the country of destination of the work.
Guarantees:
Customs formalities are required for sending works of art to countries outside of the European Union. The buyer must check the rules in force in the destination country before making a purchase.
There are no customs formalities for works of art to be delivered in France or other countries of the European Union. Outside of the European Union, customs rules will be those in force in the country of destination of the work.
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