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.
This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage
The Forbes Family, Culloden House, Near Inverness, Scotland
'The Valuable Contents of Culloden House', sold by Messrs Fraser & Co., Inverness, 21 July 1897, Lot 408, on the untimely death of Duncan Forbes with no heirs and substantial death duties. The buyer was Mackintosh of Mackintosh, Moy Hall, Inverness who paid 393-15-0
Moy Hall, Inverness, sale of contents in 1940's. The buyer was Major James Caldwell.
Thence by descent
Culloden House is a fine Georgian mansion with sweeping exterior staircase, built in the 1770's -1780's but incorporating much of an earlier fortified house partly destroyed by fire in 1753. Bonnie Prince Charlie reputedly stayed at Culloden House on the eve of the Battle of Culloden which was fought on the open moor just to the South-East of the house in 1746
Moy Hall on Loch Moy, near Inverness has been the home of the Mackintosh clan chiefs since the 14th century