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.
All lots sold not cleared by 1.00p.m. on the Thursday following the sale will be removed to the warehouse of:
Cadogan Tate Ltd., Fine Art Services
Cadogan House, 2 Relay Road
London W12 7JS
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Lots will be available for collection following transfer to Cadogan Tate on the Friday following the sale and every weekday from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE WILL BE NO CHARGE TO PURCHASERS WHO COLLECT THEIR LOTS WITHIN ONE WEEK OF THE SALE.
On the Thursday one week after the sale, a transfer and administration charge of £18.50 per lot will be payable and a storage charge of £3.20 per lot per day will then come into effect. These charges are payable to Cadogan Tate and are subject to VAT and an insurance surcharge.
Please note the following additional information on this lot:
The firm of Wilcox and Co., producers of "Burmantofts Faience" Art Pottery and Architectural Ceramics amalgamated with five other Yorkshire firms in 1889 to become the Leeds Fire Clay Company Ltd., becoming the largest clay working company in the country. "Lefco Ware" was introduced for Garden Ornaments in 1912 and was a variation on their "Marmo Faience," used for architectural wares and facings.
The present set is very rare, the only other known complete sets belong to the Marquess of Bath at Longleat House--whose collection also includes an 1865 Alice, and a set sold in Christie's New York on the 9 December 1998, from the Justin Schiller collection, originally purchased from Studio Ceramics sale at Phillips, London, 19 June 1986, lot 395. (6)
Please note the estimate has been revised to £5000-8000.