When you registered to bid you confirmed the following:
I agree that I have read and understood Bonhams' conditions of sale and I wish to be bound by them, and I agree to pay the buyer's premium and any other charges mentioned in the notice to bidders. I understand that this affects my legal rights.
25% on the first $100,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from $100,001 to $2,000,000 of the Hammer Price
12% on the excess over $2,000,000 of the Hammer Price
Collection of lots:
Property purchased by clients with a California address will have their items shipped to our Los Angeles or San Francisco office for collection. Those items will be available for pickup on and after Friday, December 14.
Bonhams offices will be closed for the Holiday Season from Saturday December 22, 2012 to Tuesday January 1, 2012. We will resume regular business hours on Wednesday January 2, 2013. If you wish to have your property shipped before our holiday closure, we must receive cleared payment no later than 5PM on Wednesday December 19, 2012.
Subject to CITES regulations when exporting items outside of the EU, see clause 13.