Lot descriptions do not include condition reports. Such information can be requested in advance of the Auction and will be provided by the Auctioneers.
Children under 12 years of age are not admitted into the Sale Room
To assist the progress of the Sale, all intending buyers must register and obtain a bidding number before the commencement of the Sale.
Persons bidding for more than one individual must ensure they show the appropriate paddle no. Under no circumstances will lots be transferred between buyers accounts.
All purchasers who have not bought at our sales before wishing to pay by cheque are requested to produce a banker’s reference at the time of payment, otherwise the goods will remain in our possession until the cheque has been cleared (usually five days after the sale day).
Our bankers: HSBC, Lammas Street, Carmarthen, South Wales SA31 3AQ.
Tel: 0845 584 6538.
NOTE: Due to attempted fraudulent use payments by CREDIT and DEBIT CARDS will not be accepted by telephone on any amount over £500. Personal payments by “Chip & Pin” are not affected.
Clearance of Lots
Lots should be cleared within two working days of the sale otherwise the auctioneers reserve the right to charge for storage. The removal of purchased lots by a third party will not be permitted without the receipted account and/or written instructions from the purchaser.
Delivery can be arranged with local contractors, but the auctioneers do not themselves deliver purchasers lots.
Commission bids may be left personally by fax or by e-mail, to be received no later that 10.00am on day of sale
Artist Resale Rights
Please note that lots by living artists and those who have died within the last 70 years are sold subject to the above re-sale royalty introduced by European Directive in January 2012. This is an additional charge to the Purchaser on any lots by a living artist that exceeds the equivalent of E1000 hammer price and is charged on a sliding scale.
From E1000 – 50,000 – 4% – E50,000 – 200,000 – 3%
Lots liable to be subject to the charge are marked with a †. See Conditions of Sale and Information for Buyers Pamphlet number 24.
Glossary Of Terms
All lots – ‘A.F’ denotes an item is known to be damaged – irrespective of the term all lots should be carefully inspected as its use is to be looked on as a guide only (see Buyers Conditions No 14) Internet + Commission Buyers are advised to request condition reports on all items that they bid for.
Pictures, Drawings, Prints, Miniatures etc.
The first name or names and surname of the artist - in our opinion probably a work by the artist in whole or in part.
"Attributed to..." - in our opinion probably a work by the artist in whole or in part
"Circle of..." - in our opinion a work of the period of the artist and showing his/her influence
"Follower of..." - in our opinion a work executed in the artist's style, of a similar period, but not necessarily a pupil
"Manner of..." - in our opinion a work in the artist's style, but of a later date
"Studio of..."/"Workshop of..." - in our opinion a work executed in the studio/workshop of the artist, possibly under his supervision
"School..." Accompanied by place name or country, and date - in our opinion a work executed at that location and period
"After..." - in our opinion a copy of any date after a work by that artist
"Signed and/or dated and/or inscribed" - in our opinion the signature and/or date and/or inscription are by the artist's hand
"Bears signature and/or date and/or inscription" - in our opinion the signature and/or date and/or inscription are by another hand
Dimensions are given height before width.