20% (excluding VAT) is added to the hammer price of all lots. Our
internet platforms, Invaluable and The Saleroom, charge 3% extra to
1. Room bidders must register and obtain a bidding number on
arrival. Proof of identity is required from clients new to us.
2. If successful in obtaining a lot please ensure you display your
number clearly to the auctioneer and that it is your number that
is called out. If there is any doubt about the hammer price or
buyer, please draw this to the attention of the auctioneer
3. Payment may be made by cash, bank draft, cleared cheque, debit
or credit card — we accept Mastercard or Visa (a charge of 2% is
made on credit card transactions). There is no charge on debit
1. If you are unable to attend you may bid before the sale, using the
form provided. Enter the maximum you are prepared to offer for
each lot and the auctioneer will represent you as if you are
personally attending the sale. Lots are knocked down at one step
above the next highest bid, and not necessarily at your highest
bid. Example: your bid is €1,000 and next highest bid is €800 –
the hammer price is €850.
2. LIMIT BIDDING: Absentee bidders may limit their total purchases
to a set amount by entering their limit on the bidding form. This
is especially useful for bidders wishing to cover as many lots as
possible while setting a maximum amount to spend.
3. “OR” BIDDING: Absentee bidders who wish to bid on two or more
lots, but only wish to purchase one, may do so by entering “OR”
between the bids – the lots will be bid on in catalogue order.
4. EQUAL BIDS: In the event of equal bids being received for the
same lot the first received will be given preference. If the
instruction “break ties” is entered on the bid form the auctioneer
will increase the bid by one step in the event of equal bids being
received or in the event of a tie with a room bidder.
5. “BUY” BIDS: Unless otherwise instructed bids of “Buy” or “Buy at
Best” shall be taken to indicate bids of up to three times the
stated higher estimate in the catalogue.
6. LIVE INTERNET BIDDING: You may watch and/or bid live with
video and audio link to the saleroom on our websitewww.whytes.ie
7. LIVE TELEPHONE BIDDING may be arranged on request, subject
to availability and
given at least 24 hours notice
. This facility is only
available on lots estimated at €1,000 or more, and a minimum
bid may be requested.
8. INVOICING AND PAYMENT: Successful absentee bidders will be
invoice immediately after the sale with details of
payment methods. All invoices must be paid within 7 days of the
date of the sale or the lot(s) may be deemed in default and any
subsequent losses incurred on resale become the responsibility
of the bidder.
The Auctioneers and House Agents Act, under which
we are licensed to hold public auctions, only allows for lots to be
handed over to purchasers when paid for in full.
A complete list of prices realised and unsold lots will be posted to our
) on the day after the sale.
Purchasers from outside the State are reminded that export
licences are required for all archaeological items, as well as artworks
and documents that have been in the State for more than 25 years.
Furher details are available from the National Museum, The National
Gallery of Ireland or the Department of The Arts, Heritage and the
Gaeltacht. The onus on obtaining such licences is on the purchaser
or the purchaser’s shipper.
SPECIAL NOTICES CONCERNING THIS AUCTION
VENUE FOR AUCTION
The venue for the auction is the Royal Dublin Society, Anglesea
Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 and the sale starts at 6pm.
will take place at the RDS from 5pm on Monday
26 September and the sale starts at 6pm.
COLLECTION OF LOTS
Collection of purchases at this sale may be effected 10am to 2pm
on Tuesday 27 September from the RDS. After that date lots may be
collected from our Molesworth Street premises, Monday to Friday
10am to 5pm.
Purchasers must pay for and collect all lots within 7 days of the date
of sale. Note: each lot is at the buyer’s risk from the fall of the
hammer. Storage charges will apply after 7 days.
MORE INFORMATION ON OUR WEBSITEwhytes.ie
Here you will find much useful information pertaining to lots in this
auction, including biographies and previous results for many of the
artists featured in this sale.
WHYTE’S GUARANTEE OF AUTHENTICITY
Whyte’s takes especial care to ensure that all works offered in this catalogue
are as described and are the work of the artists they are attributed to. In the
event of any work sold from this catalogue to be subsequently proved to be
a “deliberate forgery”, subject to our terms and conditions of sale (especially
Clause 5c) as printed elsewhere in this catalogue Whyte’s will cancel the sale
and refund to the buyer the total amount paid by the buyer to Whyte’s for
the item, in the currency of the original sale. This guarantee is provided for a
period of seven (7) years after the date of the relevant auction, and may be
extended at Whyte’s discretion.
GLOSSARY OF TERMS
The following are examples of the terminology used in this catalogue.
Sir John Lavery
in our opinion
a work by the artist
Attributed to Sir John Lavery
In our opinion
a work by the artist but less certainty as to
authorship is expressed than in the preceding paragraph.
After Sir John Lavery
In our opinion a
of a known work by the artist. We also use this
of works by the artist.
4 The term
means that in our
opinion the signature and/or date and/or inscription are from the hand
of the artist.
5 The term
bears a signature
means that in our opinion the signature and/or date and/or
inscription has been added by another hand.
ALL LOTS ARE SOLD SUBJECT TO OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED ON PAGE 4