London, South Kensington
14 September 2000
A sang de boeuf bottle vase
with tall cylindrical neck -- 12in. (30.5cms) high, 19th century, (minor chip and hairline crack to rim).
See Colour Plate 9.
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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.
This vase is 18th Century in date, not 19th Century .
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