€1 - 30,000:
€30,001 - 600,000:
Contract: The hammer stroke will mark the acceptance of the highest bid and the pronouncing of the word "adjugé" or any equivalent will amount to the conclusion of the purchase contract between the seller and the last bidder taken in consideration.
The internet bid live constitutes a bidding contract between the bidder and Artcurial Briest Poulain F-Tajan.
Execution of online internet bids is a free service undertaken subject to other commitments at the time of the sale and Artcurial Live Bid does not accept liability for failing to execute an online internet bid or for errors or omissions in connection with this activity, including, without limitation, errors or failures caused by:
- a loss of connection on Artcurial's or your end
- a breakdown or problems with the online bidding software and/or
- a breakdown or problems with a client's internet connection, computer or system.
Payment: No lot will be transferred to the purchaser before it has been paid for in full.
The purchaser will be authorized to pay by the following means :
- in cash: up to 3000 euros, costs and taxes included, for French citizen; up to 7600 euros costs and taxes included, for foreign citizen on presentation of their identity papers.
- By cheque or bank transfer.
- By credit card: VISA, MASTERCARD or AMEX (in case of payment by AMEX, a 2,40% additional commission corresponding to cashing costs will be collected).
Shipping: A lot will be handed to its bidder once Artcurial has received full payment of its invoice. Lots which are not withdrawn within seven days after a sale (including Saturdays-Sundays and Bank holidays) will be stored at the buyer's expenses, in our storage located outside Paris.
Each client has to provide his shipping instructions at the account department with his payment.
Artcurial's shipping department can provide shipping fares wich include softpacking and express courriers.
For any heavy or fragile item, we can recommend the shipping companies which are more likely to provide the best service according to the country where you live.
For bidder living outside the EEC, the shipping and delivery expenses depend from the customs regulations of the country of residence. Each bidder has to pay local taxes, on top of the shipping costs. The importation of certain goods depends from on the customs regulations of the country of residence.
Contact : Marianne Balse - shipping department- email : firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +33 (0)1 42 99 16 57
Buyer's Premium: In addition of the lot's hammer price, the buyer must pay the following
costs and fees/taxes :
1) Lots from the EEC :From 1 to 15 000 euros : 23 % + current VAT (for books, VAT = 1.265% of the hammer price; for other categories, VAT = 4.508% of the hammer price).
From 15 001 to 600 000 euros : 20 % + current VAT (for books, VAT = 1.1% of the hammer price; for other categories, VAT = 3.92% of the hammer price).
Over 600 001 euros : 12 % + current VAT (for books, VAT = 0.66% of the hammer price; for other categories, VAT = 2.35% of the hammer price).
2) Lots from outside the EEC :
In addition to the commissions and taxes indicated above, an additional import VATwill be charged (5,5% of the hammer price, 19,6% for jewellery).
Taxes & Vat: Purchasers pay in addition to the hammer price and the buyers premium a
VAT at 19.6% on the buyers premium.
From 1 to 15 000 euros : for books, VAT = 1.26% of the hammer price; for other categories, VAT = 4.51 % of the hammer price.
From 15 001 to 600 000 euros : for books, VAT = 1.24% of the hammer price; for other categories, VAT = 4.41 % of the hammer price.
Over 600 001 euros: for books, VAT = 0.94% of the hammer price; for other categories, VAT = 3.33% of the hammer price.
Condition Reports: Artcurial-Briest - Poulain - F.Tajan is happy to provide condition reports for individual lots upon request (for Lots estimated more than 500 euros only).
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In accordance with the French law, Artcurial-Briest - Poulain - F.Tajan is responsible for the information provided in his catalogues and not liable for the English translation, a courtesy to his English speaking clients.
We recommended to our clients to see the objects during the sale's exhibition.
A preliminary exposure making it possible to the purchasers to realize the state of the objects put on sale.