VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.
(Probably) Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery and 1st Earl of Midlothian, K.G., P.C. (1847-1929), and by descent at Mentmore Towers, Buckinghamshire, to his son,
Harry Primrose, 6th Earl of Rosebery and 2nd Earl of Midlothian (1882-1974); Christie's, London, 5 May 1939, lot 69 (110 gns. to Gooden & Fox).