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.
Charlotte Gere & Michael Whiteway, Nineteenth-Century Design: From Pugin to Mackintosh, London, 1993, p. 100, pl. 108 (similar design illustrated).
John Andrews, Arts and Crafts Furniture, Woodbridge, 2005, p. 50, pl. 45 (similar design illustrated).