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    Sale 7627

    Dealing in Excellence: A Celebration of Hotspur and Jeremy

    20 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 113

    A MATCHED PAIR OF MAHOGANY WINDOW SEATS

    ONE LATE 18TH CENTURY, THE OTHER OF A LATER DATE

    Price Realised  

    A MATCHED PAIR OF MAHOGANY WINDOW SEATS
    ONE LATE 18TH CENTURY, THE OTHER OF A LATER DATE
    Each covered in pale blue cotton with outscrolled padded arms and serpentine front, centred by flowerheads, on channelled cabriole legs headed by stylised shells, minor variations, the back rail of the 18th century stool replaced
    26¼ in. (66.5 cm.) high; 44 in. (112 cm.) wide; 16½ in. (42 cm.) deep (2)


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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

    One window seat sold anonymously, Christie's, London, 11 December 1986, lot 93.