On occasion, Christie's has a direct financial interest in lots consigned for sale which may include guaranteeing a minimum price or making an advance to the consignor that is secured solely by consigned property. This is such a lot. This indicates both in cases where Christie's holds the financial interest on its own, and in cases where Christie's has financed all or a part of such interest through a third party. Such third parties generally benefit financially if a guaranteed lot is sold successfully and may incur a loss if the sale is not successful.
Christie’s charges a premium to the buyer on the Hammer Price of each lot sold at the following rates: 29.75% of the Hammer Price of each lot up to and including €5,000, plus 23.8% of the Hammer Price between €5,001 and €400,000, plus 14.28% of any amount in excess of €400,001. Buyer’s premium is calculated on the basis of each lot individually.
Kunsthandel J.J. Biesing, The Hague.
Mr J. Staats Forbes, London, 1895.
Alexander Young Esq., Blackheath.
Alexander Young Esq. sale, Christie's, London, 4 July 1910, lot 325, as: Turning the furrow (GBP 3.202).
Kunsthandel Boussod, Valadon & Cie, The Hague.
Mr W.J. van Randwijk, The Hague.
Mr W.J. van Randwijk sale, Frederik Muller, Amsterdam, 11 April 1916, lot 29 (f. 26.000), where acquired by Dr A.F. Philips, Eindhoven, thence by descent to the present owners.
C.M. van Gogh, Anton Mauve: Vierentwintig phototypiën, Amsterdam 1896, ill. 18.
Rotterdam, Rotterdamschen Kunstkring, Mauve Tentoonstelling, September 1895, as: Ploegende Ossen (on loan from Mr J. Staats Forbes, London).
London, Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Exhibition of Dutch Art 1450-1900, 1929 (on loan from Dr A.F. Philips).
The Hague, Haags Gemeentemuseum, Herdenkingstentoonstelling Anton Mauve 1838-1888, 17 December 1938-30 January 1939, cat.no. 50 (on loan from Dr A.F. Philips, Eindhoven).
Laren, Singer Museum, Tentoonstelling Anton Mauve, 12 December 1959-31 January 1960, cat.no. 41 (on loan Mrs A.H.E.M Philips-De Jongh).