VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 20% on the buyer's premium.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 11 June 1962, lot 175 (as Pantaloon).
With C. Bednarczyk, Vienna, from whom they were acquired on 15 March 2007.
Please note that this lot should be marked with an STAR symbol in the printed catalogue, and as such import VAT is payable (at 5 on the Hammer price, in addition to the usual 20 VAT on the Buyer's Premium.
Elisabeth Sturm-Bednarczyk (ed.) and Elizabeth Sladek, Ceremonies, Feasts, Costumes, Viennese Porcelain Figures During the Reign of Maria Theresa, Vienna, 2007, p. 180.
Birte Abraham, Commedia dell'Arte, The Patricia & Rodes Hart Collection of European Porcelain and Faience, Amsterdam, 2010, pp. 162-163.