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Lot 380

Martin Baker Honey Pot, London, 1990 Sterling silver, enamel and glass  The cylindrical body...

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Lot 380

Martin Baker 
Honey Pot, London, 1990 
Sterling silver, enamel and glass  
The cylindrical body...

Price Realised: Unsold Lot

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

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

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Lot 380


Martin Baker 

Honey Pot, London, 1990 
Sterling silver, enamel and glass  
The cylindrical body hand spun and hand pierced in a honeycomb pattern to an enamelled cover applied with a model of a honeybee. 
With spoon (unmarked) and hand blown yellow glass liner 
14cm high 

The Hamme Collection 

Martin Baker is a master craftsman specialising in precious objects that celebrate nature. He seeks to represent natural motifs in a realistic way. 

Martin's work can be found in the Victoria & Albert Museum, The Goldsmiths' Company collection and many private collections including those belonging to members of the British Royal Family. He is also represented in the corporate art collections of Disney, De Beers and Tiffany.

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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