Tuesday 11 February 2020

Lot 177

Geoffrey Harris, British 1928-2019-   Maquette for 'Generations', c. 1964;  

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Lot 177

Geoffrey Harris,
British 1928-2019-
Maquette for 'Generations', c. 1964;

Price Realised: £468

Estimate: £500 - £700

Price realised is hammer price plus fees (30% Buyers Premium inclusive of VAT).

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Lot 177


Geoffrey Harris,

British 1928-2019-


Maquette for 'Generations', c. 1964;


resin, 30x19x25.5cm (ARR)


Note: this is the maquette for a large public sculpture commissioned by London County Council for the Maitland Park Estate in the Borough of St Pancras (now Camden), London as part of their Patronage of the Arts scheme. The sculpture was completed and installed in 1964. It celebrates the theme of community and multi-generational families that was embodied by the newly built estates around London, and shares similarities with Henry Moore's 'Family Group' sculpture.

This lot is accompanied by an archival photograph of the public sculpture in situ.

Buyer's Premium

The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 26% up to £20,000 (31.2% inclusive of VAT), 25% from £20,001 - £500,000 (30% inclusive of VAT), 20% from £500,001 thereafter (24% inclusive of VAT). The premium price is subject to VAT at the standard rate.

VAT is not charged on the hammer price unless it is stated that there is 'VAT applicable on the hammer price at the end of the description. Buyer's premium is subject to VAT.

Qualifying living artists and the descendants of artists deceased within the last 70 years are entitled to receive a re-sale royalty each time their work is bought through an auction house or art market professional.

It applies to lots with hammer value over £1,000 as follows:
0 to £50,000 - 4%
£50,000.01 to £200,000 - 3%
£200,000.01 to £350,000 - 1%
£350,000.01 to £500,000 - 0.5%
Exceeding £500,000 - 0.25%
ARR is capped at £12,500

Please note ARR is calculated in euros. Auctioneers will apply current exchange rates.

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