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Lot 217

To be sold with no reserve An engraved brass casket dibya, Gujerat or Rajasthan, India, late...

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Lot 217

To be sold with no reserve
An engraved brass casket dibya, Gujerat or Rajasthan, India, late...

Price Realised: £260

Estimate: £500 - £700

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

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Lot 217


To be sold with no reserve

An engraved brass casket dibya, Gujerat or Rajasthan, India, late 17th century, on four feet, heavily cast and of faceted form with domed hinged lid, cast loop handle extending from a faceted bud finial, engraved to sides and lid with panels containing stylised floral and geometric patterns, and with bud finial to lid, 18.5cm. high x 16cm. diam. x 11.5cm. deep

For a comparable in shape and design see a 17th century casket in M. Zebrowski, Gold, Silver & Bronze from Mughal India, Alexandria Press, 1997, p. 284, no. 481. The feet of the present casket are of similar shape to ibid. nos. 479a and b also attributed to the 17th century. 

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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:
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£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

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

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