Strauss & co - 18 November 2019, Cape Town

Buying at Strauss & Co 1. BROWSE UPCOMING SALES The sale can be viewed on our website: Catalogues can be purchased from our offices or by subscription. Cataloguing information 1. Descriptions include size, date, medium and attribution of the lot. Where possible, provenance, literature, exhibitions and additional notes are also included. 2. Estimates are given for all lots and are based on recent prices achieved for comparable property, taking into account quality, condition and provenance. Estimates are exclusive of Buyer’s Premium and VAT. 3. The reserve is a confidential figure between Strauss & Co and the seller below which a lot may not be sold. It never exceeds the lower estimate. The auction preview occurs prior to the auction, as listed at the front of the catalogue. You will have the opportunity to view the lots coming up for sale. Specialists are available at the preview to advise, discuss and help you with the lots you are interested in. Condition Reports are available on request and are advisable if you are unable to attend the preview. Saleroom notices amend the catalogue description of a lot after our catalogue has gone to press. 2. CREATE A STRAUSS & CO ACCOUNT Get in touch and share your details with us. Pre-registration is advised. Registrations forms will be available at the Front Counter throughout the preview and on the day of the sale. A step by step guide for buying at auction IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ALL BIDDERS In accordance with the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008, prospective bidders are required to register before bidding. In order to register we require your full names, a copy of your identity document, proof of your physical address, postal address and telephone numbers. Prospective Bidders who have not previously registered with us are required to register at least 24 hours before the auction commences. We will require a holding deposit (see page 11). 3. BID IN THE SALE If you are unable to attend an auction there are other ways to bid: Telephone Bid If you prefer to bid by phone, we will call you from the saleroom and bid on your behalf. Absentee Bid Submit your maximum bid and we will bid for you. We will confirm your bids by sms. To arrange a Telephone or Absentee Bid please complete a bidding form and email: or contact our Client Services Departments: Cape Town +27 (0) 21 683 6560 Johannesburg +27 (0) 11 728 8246 . Remember to check our terms and conditions regarding charges, including buyer’s premium which is added to the hammer price on each lot. 4. IF YOUR BID IS SUCCESSFUL You will receive an invoice and payment instructions shortly after the sale. All the lots you purchase will be invoiced to the name and address that appear on the registration form. Please arrange payment and collection immediately after the sale. How do I Pay and Collect? All the lots you purchase will be invoiced to the name and address that appear on the registration form. Please arrange payment and collection immediately after the sale. How much will I pay (Live Auctions)? If you are successful, you will pay the hammer price plus the buyer’s premium on each lot as follows: 12% for lots selling over R10 000, 15% for lots selling at and below R10 000 + VAT on the buyer’s premium on each lot. Methods of payment Payment may be made by:– a) Electronic Transfer (EFT) b) Cheque under R500 000 (by prior arrangement) c) Credit cards acceptable to Strauss & Co: Mastercard, Visa and Diners Club d) Direct Cash deposit into our Current Account Strauss & Co Standard Bank: Killarney Bank code: 007205 Current Account No: 001670891 Swift address: SBZA ZA JJ Insurance Please note: Strauss & Co does not provide insurance on sold lots. It is advisable therefore to pay and collect immediately. Collection of Purchases See Important Information for this Sale (see page 11). All purchased lots must be collected from Harcroft House by 5pm on Thursday 21 November 2019, unless otherwise stated. Uncollected lots will be removed by Stuttaford Van Lines to their warehouse. Removal and insurance charges are at the buyer’s expense. Lot 16 A large Canton famille-rose vase, Qing dynasty, late 19th century 13