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Lot 84: Pierre Bittar Oil on Canvas of a River and Village Scene

Est: $0 USD - $0 USDSold:
Caswell Prewitt Realty, INCJanuary 14, 2024Lexington, KY, US

Item Overview

Description

Pierre Bittar Oil on Canvas of a River and Village Scene
Pierre Bittar (French/American b. 1934). French impressionist oil on canvas of a river scene in winter. Based on Bittar's book, the river is the Loue and pictured is the commune of Ornans which is located in the Jura region of France. This region was a popular location of Bittar's work. The painting is full of texture and in excellent condition. Purchased from the artist in mid-1990's.
45" by 37 1/2" in original gilded frame. Sight measurement is 38 1/4" by 31 1/4". Artist signed lower left.

Artist or Maker

Payment & Shipping

Payment

Accepted forms of payment: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Other, Personal Check, Visa, Wire Transfer

Shipping

The house has sold so pickup of the items won will have to be completed in a timely manner as there will be no storage available. . Pickup of items won will be the week following the auction (January 16- January 20) and will be by appointment only. Call Dave Diederich at 859 745 2900 to schedule your appointment. Please bring your own packaging as needed in addition to help when you have purchased furniture or other large items.

For those buyers who wish to have their merchandise sent or who are out of the area and will not pick the items up, shipping arrangements can be made through the buyer's own shipper as Caswell Prewitt Realty does not provide in-house packing or shipping. All packing and shipping of merchandise will be at the risk and expense of the buyer. A list of shippers that have been used by past customers is below:

UPS Store, Winchester, Ky. 859 745 4422, [email protected]
The Mailroom, Lexington, Ky.: 859 268 0206, [email protected]
For furniture and large items:
Comfort Moving 859 287-2963 or (859) 382-4488
Crosstown Movers, Carrie Baird 859 229-8029

Shippers are independent of Caswell Prewitt Realty and are not endorsed by it; therefore, we are not responsible for problems associated with shipping. Merchandise is stored at the risk of the purchaser.

Auction Details

Estate of Audrey (Tolie) Otto

by
Caswell Prewitt Realty, INC
January 14, 2024, 06:00 PM EST

7 Deepwood Drive, Lexington, KY, 40505, US

Terms

Buyer's Premium

15.0%

Bidding Increments

From:To:Increment:
$0$99$5
$100$249$10
$250$999$25
$1,000$4,999$50
$5,000$9,999$100
$10,000+$250

Extended Bidding

5 minutes/bid

Auction Terms

Bidding on any item indicates the bidder's acceptance of the following terms and conditions: It is the responsibility of the buyer to check federal, state and local laws governing the purchase, possession and transportation of all items. Our offer for sale is void where prohibited by law.

1. There is a 15% buyers premium for this sale.
Lot 1 will begin to close at 6:00 PM EST on Sunday, Sunday, January 14, 2024. Each successive lot will start to close 30 seconds after the next. This is a soft close so any bid received within 5 minutes of the end closing time will extend the bidding for another 5 minutes so everyone can have the opportunity to bid. Important: Before the start of the auction, please synchronize the clock on your device with the correct time. During the auction, please refresh your screen often to enable you to see the latest bid on the item.

2. Accepted methods of payment are credit card, cash, personal or business check, and wire transfer. To use the credit card option, just pay the invoice you receive from us by hitting the "submit secure payment" button on the online invoice and that will charge the card you have used to register with the auction. If you have not paid your invoice in 6 days after the close of the auction (by January 20) then we will automatically charge the credit card you used to register unless we hear from you to do otherwise.
We reserve the right to ask for payment in a wire transfer based on buyer's geographic location, amount owed, and past buying history on the Invaluable/AuctionZip systems.

Please note that Stripe, which is the credit card processor of the Invaluable/AuctionZiip platform does not allow payment to be made on vehicles and some other items such as guns, knives and other weapons in addition to ivory items. Therefore, if such items are featured in the auction will need to be paid for by cash, cashiers check, wire transfer or you can still use your credit card by calling Pam Murphy at 859 274 6605

There is a handling charge of $35.00 for any returned check. Currency is U.S. Dollars.

3. All items that are purchased must be paid for by January 20, 2024. An invoice will be emailed to all winning bidders on Sunday night after the close of the auction. Caswell Prewitt Realty reserves the right to hold all purchases until checks or credit card transactions have cleared to the satisfaction of Caswell Prewitt Realty and its bank. All items that are purchased in the auction must be paid for after the auction closes and before being picked up. Any lots won and not paid for within 6 calendar days may be sold to the backup or another bidder. This is especially true when we do not hear from the successful bidder on their plans to pay their invoice.

4. Sales Tax: Residents of Kentucky will be charged a 6% state sales tax that will be applied to all sales unless a KY tax exemption certificate has been completed and signed prior to payment and pickup of items. Out of state sales tax exemption ID numbers may be used when completing the KY tax exemption form. Kentucky state sales tax will not apply to items shipped out of state via Common Carrier (USPS, UPS, Fedex, etc.) but WILL apply to items purchased by out of state buyers and picked up in the state of Kentucky.

5. Your bid is a contract. Do not place a bid that you are unwilling or unable to honor. If you are declared the winning bidder, you have entered into a legally binding contract to purchase the property offered. If you have questions about an individual item, please contact the auctioneer before bidding.

6. The high bidder acknowledged by the Auctioneer shall be the purchaser of that lot. The Auctioneer is the sole determinant as to who is the successful bidder. Once an item is declared as "sold", the successful bidder assumes full risk and responsibility for the purchased lot.
Caswell Prewitt Realty has endeavored to accurately describe all items being sold but all property being offered is to be sold "AS IS". No statement in this catalog, bill of sale, invoice, or elsewhere by any representative of, or person in the employ of Caswell Prewitt Realty shall be deemed to be a warranty, representation, or assumption of liability with respect to age, condition, size, quality, variety, importance, provenance, or historical relevance of any of these items. Please note that photographs may have had size modifications for display purposes, or have been trimmed to exclude framing,

Inspection is the responsibility of the buyer. We will have two previews for this auction. They are scheduled for Friday, January12, from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM EST and again on Saturday, January 13, from 10:00 AM - Noon EST. The venue is located at 7 Deepwood Drive, Lexington, Ky. 40505. If you wish to preview and cannot be in attendance at one of the times listed above, then please call Dave Diederich at 859 745 2900 to schedule a time that you can preview as we do want you to see these nice items.

Any condition statement, written or verbal, is given as a courtesy to the client, and is only an opinion. It should not be treated as a statement of fact. Caswell Prewitt Realty shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear, imperfections or aging.

8. The Auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw any lot prior to being offered in the auction and shall have no liability whatsoever for withdrawal of the property.

9. Caswell Prewitt Realty WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR INTERNET BIDS THAT ARE NOT SENT, RECEIVED, OR EXECUTED BY THE ADMINISTRATOR.

10. The house has sold so pickup of the items won will have to be completed in a timely manner as there will be no storage available. . Pickup of items won will be the week following the auction (January 16- January 20) and will be by appointment only. Call Dave Diederich at 859 745 2900 to schedule your appointment. Please bring your own packaging as needed in addition to help when you have purchased furniture or other large items.

For those buyers who wish to have their merchandise sent or who are out of the area and will not pick the items up, shipping arrangements can be made through the buyer's own shipper as Caswell Prewitt Realty does not provide in-house packing or shipping. All packing and shipping of merchandise will be at the risk and expense of the buyer. A list of shippers that have been used by past customers is below:

UPS Store, Winchester, Ky. 859 745 4422, [email protected]
The Mailroom, Lexington, Ky.: 859 268 0206, [email protected]
For furniture and large items:
Comfort Moving 859 287-2963 or (859) 382-4488
Crosstown Movers, Carrie Baird 859 229-8029

Shippers are independent of Caswell Prewitt Realty and are not endorsed by it; therefore, we are not responsible for problems associated with shipping. Merchandise is stored at the risk of the purchaser.

11. By registering for this sale and bidding on any item, all bidders are entering into a contract and agree to abide by and accept these terms of sale and conditions and hereby agree to remove all items purchased form the auction premises within thirty days. If you do not do so, you hereby authorize Caswell Prewitt Realty, Inc. to sell any items not so removed at any sale it so chooses in its sole discretion and agree to receipt of the net sales proceeds therefrom, less sales commission, as determined by Caswell Prewitt Realty, Inc., in its sole discretion. By your acceptance hereof, you hereby fully and forever release, indemnify and hold harmless Caswell Prewitt Realty, Inc., its agents, officers, employees, directors, shareholders, contractors, affiliates, predecessors, successors and assigns from any and all claims, liability, damages and causes of action of any nature whatsoever, whether pertaining to your purchase and/or removal of items purchased at auction or otherwise.

If you need additional information, contact Dave Diederich at 859 745 2900, or email at [email protected]

Inspection

Inspection is the responsibility of the buyer. We will have two previews for this auction. They are scheduled for Friday, January12, from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM EST and again on Saturday, January 13, from 10:00 AM - Noon EST. The venue is located at 7 Deepwood Drive, Lexington, Ky. 40505. If you wish to preview and cannot be in attendance at one of the times listed above, then please call Dave Diederich at 859 745 2900 to schedule a time that you can preview as we do want you to see these nice items.

Buyers Premium and Sales Tax and Payment

There is a 15% buyers premium for this sale.

Residents of Kentucky will be charged a 6% state sales tax that will be applied to all sales unless a KY tax exemption certificate has been completed and signed prior to payment and pickup of items. Out of state sales tax exemption ID numbers may be used when completing the KY tax exemption form. Kentucky state sales tax will not apply to items shipped out of state via Common Carrier (USPS, UPS, Fedex, etc.) but WILL apply to items purchased by out of state buyers and picked up in the state of Kentucky.

Shipping Terms and Pick-up

The house has sold so pickup of the items won will have to be completed in a timely manner as there will be no storage available. . Pickup of items won will be the week following the auction (January 16- January 20) and will be by appointment only. Call Dave Diederich at 859 745 2900 to schedule your appointment. Please bring your own packaging as needed in addition to help when you have purchased furniture or other large items.

For those buyers who wish to have their merchandise sent or who are out of the area and will not pick the items up, shipping arrangements can be made through the buyer's own shipper as Caswell Prewitt Realty does not provide in-house packing or shipping. All packing and shipping of merchandise will be at the risk and expense of the buyer. A list of shippers that have been used by past customers is below:

UPS Store, Winchester, Ky. 859 745 4422, [email protected]
The Mailroom, Lexington, Ky.: 859 268 0206, [email protected]
For furniture and large items:
Comfort Moving 859 287-2963 or (859) 382-4488
Crosstown Movers, Carrie Baird 859 229-8029

Shippers are independent of Caswell Prewitt Realty and are not endorsed by it; therefore, we are not responsible for problems associated with shipping. Merchandise is stored at the risk of the purchaser.