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
Almost certainly supplied to Thomas Taylour, 3rd Marquess of Headfort (d.1894), for the staircase in the Main Hall, Headfort House, co Meath, Ireland.
Thence by descent at Headfort.
Christie's, London, 14 November 1996, lot 44.