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.
Bought from Polly de Courcy, Ireland.
Jonathan Levi collection, Christie's, South Kensington, 8 November 2006, lot 140.
J. Levi, Treen for the table, Woodbridge, 1998, pp. 60-61, pl. 3/30.