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Lot 293

A gilt-copper elephant axe (Bhuj), India, Kutch, 19th century, the broad single-edged...

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Lot 293

A gilt-copper elephant axe (Bhuj), India, Kutch, 19th century, the broad single-edged...

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Estimate: £600 - £800

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

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Lot 293

Description

A gilt-copper elephant axe (Bhuj), India, Kutch, 19th century, the broad single-edged blade with koftgari flowers on each side fixed to the handle through a stylized elephant-head element, the bidri shaft with floral decoration, the pommel concealing a dagger, the sheath with purple silk and similarly decorated gilt-copper mounts, 29cm. long

 

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.

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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.
(ARR) - ARTIST'S RESALE RIGHT

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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