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.
Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
Mrs Butler, circa 1931.
The Merchant Ivory Production 'The Golden Bowl' (2001).
Exhibition catalogue, International Exhibition of Persian Art, London, The Royal Academy of Arts, 1931, p. 309, no. 800.
London, The Royal Academy of Arts, International Exhibition of Persian Art, 7th January - 7 March, 1931, no. 800, loaned by Mrs Butler.