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Lot 384

Wally Gilbert Tall Vase, Birmingham, 2011 Sterling silver The textured cylindrical body chased...

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Lot 384

Wally Gilbert 
Tall Vase, Birmingham, 2011 
Sterling silver 
The textured cylindrical body chased...

Price Realised: Unsold Lot

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

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

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Lot 384


Wally Gilbert 

Tall Vase, Birmingham, 2011 
Sterling silver 
The textured cylindrical body chased with elongated foliate patterns 
With glass liner and weighted square base 
49.3cm high, silver weight approx. 40.3oz 

The Hamme Collection 
Displayed at the 2017 'Inspired Exhibition' at the Goldsmiths' Centre, London 

The Hereford College of Arts (where he is a fellow) and the Roger Billcliffe Gallery say of Wally Gilbert: ‘Wally has a unique and instantly recognisable decorative style using layer upon layer of intricate, detailed surfaces, working in silver, bronze, iron and aluminium. His silversmithing has earned him many awards including a prestigious gold award for chasing at the Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council Awards. 

Wally describes himself as an Applied Artist. He is a jeweller and silversmith who has also fulfilled commissions in architectural metalwork. He has created a gated bronze aumbry for St. David’s Cathedral, decorative cast iron roof beams for a listed building, and aluminium road & rail bridge parapets, amongst other projects.

Wally is represented in the Victoria & Albert Museum as well as The Museum of Arts and Design in New York. His work can also be found in Hereford Cathedral and The Pearson Silver Collection. 

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.

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.

Export of goods

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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