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
Pope-Hennessy, Catalogue of Kress Bronzes, no. 511, pl. 510.
Post Lot Text
A BRONZE MODEL OF A TOAD, ITALIAN, PADUAN, EARLY 16TH CENTURY