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.
Purchased from Spink & Son Ltd., London, in November 1999.
Please note this lot does not have a Xuande incised mark, as stated in the Chinese text.
Derek Clifford, Chinese Carved Lacquer, London, 1992, p. 84, pl. 57.