No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
With A.R. Ball. London, from whom purchased in 1947 by
French and Company, New York, by whom sold 3 December 1948 to
Mrs. Joseph Heine, New York (probably with its pair by Levasseur).
Anonymous sale, Christie's New York, 18 May 1989, lot 116 (The Property of a New York Estate, $77,000 inc. premium).
To clarify the catalogue description, the fitted interior of the upper section, as well as the locking mechanism of the fan-front, have probably been replaced.
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY