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Lot 409

Lucien Gautrait. An Art Nouveau gold and enamel brooch, designed as a chimera bat and horned...

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Lot 409

Lucien Gautrait. An Art Nouveau gold and enamel brooch, designed as a chimera bat and horned...

Price Realised: Unsold Lot

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Price realised is hammer price plus fees (31.2% Buyers Premium inclusive of VAT).

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Lot 409


Lucien Gautrait. An Art Nouveau gold and enamel brooch, designed as a chimera bat and horned female figure with spread plique-á-jour pink and green enamel wings, suspending a single pearl drop, approximate dimensions 8.6 x 7.1 x 4.6mm, signed L. Gautrait, circa 1900, length including drop 4.3cm

Please note the pearl has not been tested for natural origin

Lucien (Louis) Gautrait (1865-1937) was a Parisian jewellery designer who specialised in the Art Nouveau style. He worked as the leading designer for the Henri Vever jewelry house. His creations were often of a fantastic zoomorphic females and featured great attention to detail. 

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 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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