Bonhams' November sale achieved a number of high profile records, including the highest price in London that week within a sale of Modern British Art - Allies by Lawrence Holofcener fetched an impressive £409,250. The department are especially proud to have secured a new world auction record for Walter Richard Sickert. Painted circa 1904, Woman in Profile with Downcast Eyes was discovered in Australia and following intense bidding realized £229,250. Irish Art fared well too, with Paul Henry's charming Old-Age Pensioners going for £109,250 while Colin Middleton's iconic Muriel fetched £70,850 – both finding Irish buyers.
The next auction will take place on 29 May and closes for entry in April. Already consigned are museum quality works that are fresh to market by LS Lowry, FE McWilliam and Edward Seago, among others.
For confidential advice or appraisals please contact a member of the department. Our London-based specialists travel throughout the UK and in 2013 and will also be visiting locations including Ireland, South Africa, US, Canada, Hong Kong and Australia.
A successful bidder at this sale will be required to pay Bonhams 1793 Limited ("Bonhams") a premium calculated as follows:
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price
VAT at 20% will be payable on the amount of the premium.
Payment in advance: by cash, check with banker's card, credit card, bank draft or traveler's cheque.
Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.
|*||Import low rate|
VAT on imported items at a preferential rate of 5% on Hammer Price and the prevailing rate on Buyer's Premium.
|AR||Artists Resale Right|
Goods subject to Artists Resale Right Additional Premium.
|W||Shipping & handling restrictions apply|
Objects displayed with a W will be located in the Bonhams Warehouse and will only be available for collection from this location.