No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT payable at 19.6% (5.5% for books) will be added to the buyer’s premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis
Jérôme Coignard, Chez Pierre Bergé et Yves Saint Laurent, id., p. 53.
Post Lot Text
A TABLE LAMP, CIRCA 1920
In translucent glass, with acid etched decoration of lines, the hemi-spherical shade supported on metal arms with small patinated and hammered finials above the stepped cylindrical base