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
Sotheby's Monaco, 13 February 1983, lot 370.
Bluett & Sons Ltd., London, 17 February 1983.
Post Lot Text
A PAIR OF CLOISONNE ELEPHANTS AND MAHOUTS
CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY