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Lot 356

Two Regency embroidered pictures, early 19th century, comprising: a woman leading a small child...

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Lot 356

Two Regency embroidered pictures, early 19th century, comprising: a woman leading a small child...

Price Realised: £312

Estimate: £250 - £350

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

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Lot 356


Two Regency embroidered pictures, early 19th century, comprising: a woman leading a small child over a stream, worked in wool on a silk ground with painted details, in giltwood frame with verre eglomise border titled CROSSING the BROOK, picture 60.5cm x 40.3cm, frame 75.5cm x 54cm; and a silk work picture of a figure in a turban kneeling beside a lady who is lounging on the floor idly writing in the sand, in giltwood frame with vere eglomise border, 42cm x 46.5cm (2)

Provenance: Property from the estate of the late David Cornwell, best-known as the author John le Carré.

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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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Buyers intending to export goods should ascertain whether an export licence is required before bidding. Export licences are issued by Arts Council England and application forms can be obtained from its Export Licensing Unit. Details can be found on the ACE website www.artscouncil.org.uk or by phoning ACE on 020 7973 5188. The need for import licences varies from country to country and you should acquaint yourself with all relevant local requirements and provisions before bidding. The refusal of any such licences shall not permit the cancelling of any sale nor allow any delay in making full payment for the lot.

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