• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7627

    Dealing in Excellence: A Celebration of Hotspur and Jeremy

    20 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 175

    A GEORGE IV BRASS-INLAID ROSEWOOD INK-STAND

    BY WILLIAM SCOTT, CIRCA 1830

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE IV BRASS-INLAID ROSEWOOD INK-STAND
    BY WILLIAM SCOTT, CIRCA 1830
    With two rectangular hinged lids, each enclosing a later glass ink-well, with stepped tiers, with pierced galleries, one side enclosing a mahogany-lined drawer, the underside stencilled 'WILLIAM SCOTT NORTON ST LIVERPOOL'
    5 in. (12.5 cm.) high; 16 in. (40.5 cm.) wide; 9 in. (23 cm.) deep


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    William Scott of Norton Street, Liverpool, is not listed in G. Beard's The Dictionary of English Furniture Makers, 1660-1840, 1986.

    Special Notice

    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.