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    Sale 7627

    Dealing in Excellence: A Celebration of Hotspur and Jeremy

    20 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 104

    A NORTH GERMAN WALNUT, EBONISED AND PARCEL-GILT PEDESTAL CABINET

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    A NORTH GERMAN WALNUT, EBONISED AND PARCEL-GILT PEDESTAL CABINET
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The circular removable upper display plinth above an ash-lined drawer with lion-mask above a door enclosing two pine shelves, on a moulded foot and rectangular plinth with an ash and pine-lined drawer, with mother-of-pearl escutcheons
    55¾ in. (141.5 cm.) high; 25 in. (63.5 cm.) wide; 19¼ in. (49 cm.) deep


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    This column was used to display clocks and objects in Jeremy's London showroom. The Hills were asked many times if it was for sale, but resisted all attempts to sell it, as it served as the perfect display pedestal.

    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.