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Lot 27

A Chinese silk brocade 'dragon and phoenix' panel Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century Decorated in...

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Lot 27

A Chinese silk brocade 'dragon and phoenix' panel
Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century
Decorated in...

Price Realised: £1,430

Estimate: £600 - £1,000

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

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Lot 27

Description

A Chinese silk brocade 'dragon and phoenix' panel

Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Decorated in polychrome and couched silk with a row of dragons between two rows of phoenixes, on an ochre ground, 37cm x 133cm, with later silk border.

Provenance: Acquired by captain André Le Gac (1895-1960) in China in the 1920s, thence by descent.

明十五-十六世紀 龍鳳紋織錦

來源:André Le Gac (1895-1960)上校於1920年代購於中國,後傳承至現藏家。

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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.

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(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%,
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Exceeding €500,000 - 0.25%
ARR is capped at €12,500

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