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Lot 39

A fine Chinese reticulated black bamboo 'ladies and boys' parfumier Qing dynasty, 18th century

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Lot 39

A fine Chinese reticulated black bamboo 'ladies and boys' parfumier
Qing dynasty, 18th century

Price Realised: £2,860

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

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

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Lot 39

Description

A fine Chinese reticulated black bamboo 'ladies and boys' parfumier

Qing dynasty, 18th century

The black striated wood finely carved and pierced with a busy scene of ladies indulging in the four arts and boys playing at adult pursuits, including archery, music playing, acrobatics and prayer before an altar, within a thick bamboo and pine grove, between key-fret bands at the top and bottom and cattle horn mounts, hongmu and horn stand, 21.6cm high.

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

清十八世紀 竹鏤雕仕女童子圖紋香筒

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

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:
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€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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