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.
Roald Amundsen, and thence by descent to the previous owner, Amundsen's great-niece; sale, Christie's, 27 Sept. 2006, lot 207.
Bonn, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Arktis-Antarktis, 1997-98, no 263 ('Wasserdichter Behalter zum Trocken').