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Violet Manners (1856 - 1937)

Lot 1: VIOLET MANNERS, DUCHESS OF RUTLAND, BRITISH (1856 - 1937) | Lady Elcho

Sotheby's

December 12, 2016
London, United Kingdom

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Description

pencil on paper, signed with monogram and dated '1891' lower left

Dimensions

31 x 21cm. (12 ¼ x 8 ¼in.)

Condition Report

Examined framed and under glass, apart from some very slight undulation and a minor small spot of staining in the lower left, this work is in good overall condition. Presented framed and glazed. Please note, Condition 11 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot.
The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.

Provenance

Sale: Christie's, Belton House, 30 April, 1 & 2 May 1984, lot 639
Purchased at the above sale by Jane, Lady Abdy

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Payment

Accepted forms of payment: American Express, MasterCard, Money Order / Cashiers Check, Other, Personal Check, Visa, Wire Transfer

Shipping

Sotheby's has partnered with Connoisseur International Fine Art, a Fine Art Shipper, to ensure that your purchases are packed professionally and then shipped to you safely, securely and insured, via the global Federal Express network or via Interlink for UK shipments. We have worked with these companies for a number of years to provide the shipping service for our traditional auctions, and they deliver an excellent level of service at a very reasonable price. To assist you in understanding the potential cost of shipping to your address, we have provided a simple shipping cost calculator, which can be accessed via http://shipcal.bycapp.com/#/Belle_Epoque_L16412 To use the calculator you will need three pieces of information: the Lot Number; the country to which the item will be shipped; and your anticipated bid (the hammer price).

The final hammer price influences the exact cost of shipping, as the cost of insurance and the shipping service we use are directly related to the value of the shipment. Purchases of £3800 or below (including buyer's premium and any applicable VAT and Sales Tax) will be shipped using an economy service, whereas purchases of greater value will be despatched on a priority service as a requirement of the insurance cover provided. Consequently you may use the calculator to establish in advance of bidding the likely range of shipping prices that you would incur if you are the successful bidder for a particular lot - for example you may wish to input your maximum bid in order to understand the maximum shipping price for the item, but you may also wish to input the bid at which you hope to secure the lot, particularly if it is £3800 or below where the economy shipping service would be used. The Shipping Cost Calculator can be accessed via http://shipcal.bycapp.com/#/Belle_Epoque_L16412

Soon after the closure of the sale, you will receive your invoice along with a firm quote for the insured shipping service to the address you provided at registration; this paperwork will show the costs of shipping and insurance itemised separately, and will include details of the key insurance terms. You will need to sign the quote and return it together with your payment to Sotheby's Post Sale Services, following which your items will be despatched.

We are unable to offer shipping via this method to every destination. If your destination country is not listed in the drop-down menu on our shipping calculator, please contact Sotheby's (contact information is on the calculator page) and provide details of the lot number, the address to which you wish to ship together with your maximum bid (to which we will add the appropriate buyer's premium to establish the actual shipment value). In most cases, we will be able to offer a shipping solution and we will provide you with a pre-sale quote based on the actual shipment value; any difference in the final sale price will affect the final shipping price that will be charged. As we will need to liaise with one or more shipping vendors, depending on the destination, requests for such pre-sale quotes need to be submitted no later than 72 hours prior to the scheduled sale-end. Finally, some items cannot be shipped to certain destinations at all (for example items of Iranian origin to the GCC States) and, whilst the shipping calculator may provide a price for the shipment, the notes field will populate with an explanation of the restriction that applies. The inability to ship to a destination so excluded will not justify the cancellation of a sale, and you should refer to the full terms and conditions for buyers (online sales).

Information regarding collection of purchases from Sotheby's warehouse, and the storage charges that will accrue for any purchased items not cleared within 30 days of sale closure, will be found on your invoice.

Buyer's Premium

£1 - 175,000: 25.0%
£175,001 - 2,000,000: 20.0%
£2,000,001+: 12.5%

From: To: Increment:
£0 £199 £10
£200 £299 £20
£300 £319 £20
£320 £379 £30
£380 £419 £20
£420 £479 £30
£480 £499 £20
£500 £999 £50
£1,000 £1,999 £100
£2,000 £3,199 £200
£3,200 £3,799 £300
£3,800 £4,199 £200
£4,200 £4,799 £300
£4,800 £4,999 £200
£5,000 £9,999 £500
£10,000 £19,999 £1,000
£20,000 £31,999 £2,000
£32,000 £37,999 £3,000
£38,000 £41,999 £2,000
£42,000 £47,999 £3,000
£48,000 £49,999 £2,000
£50,000 £99,999 £5,000
£100,000 £199,999 £10,000
£200,000 £319,999 £20,000
£320,000 £379,999 £30,000
£380,000 £419,999 £20,000
£420,000 £479,999 £30,000
£480,000 £499,999 £20,000
£500,000 £999,999 £50,000
£1,000,000+ £100,000

Extended Bidding

5 minutes/bid

Conditions of Sale

Shipping Terms

Sotheby's has partnered with Connoisseur International Fine Art, a Fine Art Shipper, to ensure that your purchases are packed professionally and then shipped to you safely, securely and insured, via the global Federal Express network or via Interlink for UK shipments. We have worked with these companies for a number of years to provide the shipping service for our traditional auctions, and they deliver an excellent level of service at a very reasonable price. To assist you in understanding the potential cost of shipping to your address, we have provided a simple shipping cost calculator, which can be accessed via http://shipcal.bycapp.com/#/Belle_Epoque_L16412 To use the calculator you will need three pieces of information: the Lot Number; the country to which the item will be shipped; and your anticipated bid (the hammer price).

The final hammer price influences the exact cost of shipping, as the cost of insurance and the shipping service we use are directly related to the value of the shipment. Purchases of £3800 or below (including buyer's premium and any applicable VAT and Sales Tax) will be shipped using an economy service, whereas purchases of greater value will be despatched on a priority service as a requirement of the insurance cover provided. Consequently you may use the calculator to establish in advance of bidding the likely range of shipping prices that you would incur if you are the successful bidder for a particular lot - for example you may wish to input your maximum bid in order to understand the maximum shipping price for the item, but you may also wish to input the bid at which you hope to secure the lot, particularly if it is £3800 or below where the economy shipping service would be used. The Shipping Cost Calculator can be accessed via http://shipcal.bycapp.com/#/Belle_Epoque_L16412

Soon after the closure of the sale, you will receive your invoice along with a firm quote for the insured shipping service to the address you provided at registration; this paperwork will show the costs of shipping and insurance itemised separately, and will include details of the key insurance terms. You will need to sign the quote and return it together with your payment to Sotheby's Post Sale Services, following which your items will be despatched.

We are unable to offer shipping via this method to every destination. If your destination country is not listed in the drop-down menu on our shipping calculator, please contact Sotheby's (contact information is on the calculator page) and provide details of the lot number, the address to which you wish to ship together with your maximum bid (to which we will add the appropriate buyer's premium to establish the actual shipment value). In most cases, we will be able to offer a shipping solution and we will provide you with a pre-sale quote based on the actual shipment value; any difference in the final sale price will affect the final shipping price that will be charged. As we will need to liaise with one or more shipping vendors, depending on the destination, requests for such pre-sale quotes need to be submitted no later than 72 hours prior to the scheduled sale-end. Finally, some items cannot be shipped to certain destinations at all (for example items of Iranian origin to the GCC States) and, whilst the shipping calculator may provide a price for the shipment, the notes field will populate with an explanation of the restriction that applies. The inability to ship to a destination so excluded will not justify the cancellation of a sale, and you should refer to the full terms and conditions for buyers (online sales).

Information regarding collection of purchases from Sotheby's warehouse, and the storage charges that will accrue for any purchased items not cleared within 30 days of sale closure, will be found on your invoice.