MODERN MADE: Modern & Post-War Art, Design & Studio Ceramics

Date: Friday, 23rd October 2020 10:00
Sale number: 618
Location: Live Online | Viewing in Mall Galleries, London
Catalogue: View E-Catalogue

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Viewing until 12noon today, The Mall Galleries, London


The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium, at the following rate, thereon.
25% up to £300,000/20% thereafter.
VAT will be charged on the premium at the rate imposed by law (see our Conditions of Sale at the back of this catalogue).

† VAT at the standard rate payable on the hammer price
* 5% import VAT payable on the hammer price
No VAT is payable on the hammer price or premium for books bought at auction.

All potential buyers must register prior to placing a bid. Paddle registration must be completed in advance of the sale day. Please note that bidders at Lyon & Turnbull will be asked to supply the following documents in order to facilitate registration:
1 – Government issued photo ID (Passport/Driving licence)
2 – Proof of address (utility bill/bank statement).

By registering for the sale, the buyer acknowledges that he or she has read, understood and accepted our Conditions of Sale.

Responsibility for packing, shipping and insurance shall be exclusively that of the purchaser. See Collections & Storage section for more info specific to this particular auction.

All item descriptions, dimensions and estimates are provided for guidance only. It is the buyer’s responsibility to inspect all lots prior to bidding to ensure that the condition is to their satisfaction. There will be no public viewing for this auction, our specialists will be happy to prepare condition reports and additional images. These are for guidance only and all lots are sold ‘as found’, as per our Conditions of Sale.

Prospective buyers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to; rhino horn, ivory, coral and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective buyers should familiarise themselves with all relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import lots to another country. It is the buyer’s sole responsibility to obtain any relevant export or import licence. The denial of any licence or any delay in obtaining licences shall neither justify the recession of any sale nor any delay in making full payment for the lot.

Please be aware that lots marked with the symbol Y contain material which may be subject to CITES regulations when exporting outside the EU. For more information visit

Post sale, clients will be able to collect from The Mall Galleries on Saturday 24th October from 10am to 4pm.
Please ensure payment has been made prior to collection. This can be done online, cheque, bank transfer or in person at our London office - details will be shown on your invoice. Please note we are unable to take payments over the phone.

After that time the works will be divided, with works belonging to Scottish buyers/vendors being stored at Lyon & Turnbull, 33 Broughton Place, Edinburgh EH1 3RR, and works belonging to international or rest-of-UK buyers/vendors moving to Stephen Morris Shipping Ltd., Unit 9, Ockham Drive, Greenford Park, Greenford, UB6 0FD. Telephone +44(0)20 8832 2222.

Items will be available to collect from 9am on Tuesday 27th October. Items will be stored free of charge until Monday 9th November. From Tuesday 10th November, clients will be charged by our storage partners.

Insurance 0.25% (all items) | Smalls (paintings and objects) - £2.50 admin fee then £1.00 per day. Large or Furniture pieces - £5.50 admin fee then £2.50 per day.

Scottish buyers and vendors items will be available to collect from 9am on Monday 2nd November at Lyon & Turnbull Edinburgh.

Due to social distancing requirements all collections will be by appointment only (this applies to both carriers and personal collections).

CALL 0131 557 8844

Please ensure payment has been made prior to collection. This can be done by bank transfer, and debit/credit card online
(powered by Sage Pay) - details will be shown on your invoice. Please note we are unable to take payments over the phone.

Name: Philip Smith


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Lot 137 - Max Factor 'The Shop' fabric panel

Estimate: £300 - £500
Fees apply

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