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
Christie's London, 11 July 1977, lot 25.
Sotheby's Monaco, 13-16 February 1983, lot 368.
Bluett & Sons Ltd., London, 1983.
Post Lot Text
A GILT-BRONZE AND CLOISONNE ENAMEL RUYI SCEPTRE
CHINA, QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)