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.
From time to time, Christie's may offer a lot which it owns in whole or in part. This is such a lot.
Thomas Goding; Christie's, London, 1 April 1854, lot 27 as 'Le Prince' (7 gns. to Hogarth).
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 23 April 1982, lot 22.