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Contract: Purchased lots will become available only after payment in full has been made.
The sale will be conducted in Euros. In addition to the hammer price, the buyer agrees to pay us the buyer's premium together with any applicable value added tax.
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 present general conditions apply to all sales organised by Pierre Bergé & Associés (Belgium) - Salle des Beaux-Arts. Participation in the sale implies
the acceptance of these conditions.
The internet bid live constitutes a bidding contract between the bidder and Pierre Bergé et Associés.
Bidding order will be in accordance with the lot numbers of the catalogue. Pierre Bergé & Associés (Belgium) - Salle des Beaux-Arts reserve the right
to set the order of the progression of the lots, and bidders are required to conform to this. The highest and last bid shall be the buyer. In case of dispute or mistake over highest bid, the lot shall be put up for sale again.
The auctioneer and huissier judiciaire have the right to make the final decision concerning all difficulty arising during bidding at the auction.
Delay in Payment: All sums not paid 30 days after the auction will be subject to charge without prior notice of 1% per month.
Furthermore, in the case of non-payment at settling date, the amount due will be increased in full right by 15%.
Without prejudice to proceedings for payment at the charge of the buyer, lots unpaid after 3 working days may be put into auction again without reserve without prior notice; in which case, the defaulting buyer will be held responsible for paying the difference between the new price, as well as all costs and outlays relative to having to put the lot back into auction, and cannot claim any excess if there is any.
Shipping: Auction House does NOT shi, BUT will help arrange shipment, at buyer's expense. PLEASE CONTACT THE AUCTION HOUSE FIRST.
All formalities concerning transport are the exclusive responsibility of the buyer. In case of exporting outside the European Union, the buyer is committedto accept the financial consequences to Pierre Bergé & Associés (Belgium) - Salle des Beaux-Arts for that exportation.
The buyer is also committed to use either a carrier approved by Pierre Bergé & Associés (Belgium) - Salle des Beaux-Arts, or to deposit a cheque covering the eventual VAT costs which may demanded of Pierre Bergé & Associés (Belgium) - Salle des Beaux-Arts in the case of the export documents not being supplied by the buyer.
The buyer must take delivery of the lot within three working days after the auction. After that delay, Pierre Bergé & Associés (Belgium) - Salle des Beaux-Arts reserve the right, without prior notice, to transfer paid-for lots that have not collected to storage at the cost, risk and perils of the buyer.
After 3 months, these lots may be sold without prior notice in order to write off the costs that the buyer is responsible for. In this case, the resale price will be deposited at a deposit and consignment office in the name of the buyer, after deductions for buyer's costs, reselling costs, and the difference in price.
Premium: The auction will be conducted in Euros (€).
No delay will be allowed concerning payment.
As well as the hammer price, buyers will pay the following premium
up to 500 000 Euros, 25% (1) inclusive of tax,
above 500 000 Euros, 19% (1) inclusive of tax.
This calculation will be applied to each lot separately. Payments and taxes may be paid in Euros (e) at : Pierre Bergé & associés (Belgique). Banque : I.N.G.-Rue du Trône, 1-B-1 000 Bruxelles-N° compte : 310 - 0503145 - 92 IBAN : BE12 3100 5031 4592-SWIFT? : BBRU BE BB
(1) The global amount to be paid has to be considered as an amount inclusive of tax.
Taxes and VAT: For works to which Artist's Resale Rights are applicable, the successful bidder will pay a 4 percent supplement to total sale price and legal costs.
For all information concerning which works are subject to Artist's Resale Rights, potential buyers may contact Pierre Bergé & Associés before the auction.
For lots whose seller is a non-resident (lots signalled by a black square), the successful bidder will pay VAT of 6% on top of the total sale price, plus legal costs.
This VAT will be reimbursed upon presentation of proof of export outside the EU , within a maximum delay of one month.
For lots sold by non-resident (lots marked by a black square or a red square) the buyer will pay a 21% VAT (lot marked by a black square) or a 6% VAT (lot marked by a red square) on the hammer price plus the premium.
The buyer will be refunded of this VAT when he will be presenting our cashier with proof of export out of EE C.
The 21 % VAT on lots marked by a green triangle will be reimbursed, for persons liable for VAT and for purchases to be exported, upon presentation of proof of export.
Responsibility: Pierre Bergé et Associés is happy to provide condition reports for individual lots upon request (PLEASE NOTE THAT WE DO NOT SEND CONDITION REPORT FOR THE LOT UNDER THE ESTIMATE OF 500 euros).
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The indications appearing on the catalogues, advertisements, brochures and any other written material produced by Pierre Bergé & Associés (Belgium)- Salle des Beaux-Arts should be considered as simple indications, and are not binding in any case. They do not guarantee the exactitude of a declaration relative to the author, origin, date, age, attribution, provenance, weight or material state of the lot. No employee is authorised to give such guarantees.
Consequently buyers must verify for themselves the nature and material state of the lots. <br>Detailed information on the condition of the lots described by the experts and the auction house is available to buyers who request it.
The working condition of the pendulums and the condition of the mechanisms is not guaranteed.