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    Sale 7627

    Dealing in Excellence: A Celebration of Hotspur and Jeremy

    20 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 151

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY THREE-TIER TRIPOD DUMB WAITER

    THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY THREE-TIER TRIPOD DUMB WAITER
    THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    With three circular graduated dished rotating tiers on a spirally-fluted column, on cabriole legs with pointed pad feet and leather castors, with fragmentary depository label printed '...ITE & Co' inscribed 'Cobham 31', and two Taylor's Depository, Pimlico labels printed 'COBHAM NOV 1933' and inscribed '79', the platform inscribed 'Twisted'
    43½ in. (110.5 cm.) high; 26 in. (66 cm.) diameter


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    This lot will be sold under the Alpha scheme. If you are an EU Purchaser, there is effectively no change: VAT is charged at 17.5% on the buyer''s premium ONLY on a VAT inclusive basis. VAT is accounted for under the auctioneer''s margin scheme. If you are a non-EU Purchaser: VAT, at 17.5%, will be payable on both the hammer price and the buyer''s premium. VAT on the hammer will be refunded upon receipt of export documentation by the VAT department. Non-EU trading businesses can receive a further VAT refund on the buyer''s premium directly from HM Revenue and Customs.


    Provenance

    Cobham, November 1933.