Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers The Collectors' Sale May 5th 2020 3 INFORMATION FOR BUYERS Buyers are reminded that there is a 2 5 % V.A.T. inclusive premium payable on the final bid price for each lot. The Auctioneers are always pleased to advise clients and to execute bids on their behalf, but if successful, the purchase price payable will be the final bid price and the V.A.T. inclusive premium of 25 % chargeable thereon. Bids must always be made or confirmed in writing or by fax, reference being made to each sale through the code names on the title page of each catalogue. To ensure that bids will be accepted and that delivery of Lots is not delayed, intending Buyers should supply bank or other suitable references to the Auctioneers prior to the auction. The references should be supplied in good time to be taken up before the sale. We request that all Bidders make available Photographic ID and Proof of Address on Registration. Bids are accepted in Euro only. N.B. Payment by: Cash, guaranteed cheques, wire transfer (contact ), or credit card (mastercard/visa are subject to 3% surcharge). All Cheques or Drafts to be made payable to “Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers.” Third Party Cheques or Drafts will not be accepted as payment for lots purchased. Cash Payments in excess of € 500 for auction purchases require completion of Declaration of Source by client. We regret that we cannot accept cheques /drafts drawn on accounts outside Republic of Ireland. Terms used in this Catalogue have the meanings ascribed to them below: PAINTINGS, PRINTS, WORKS OF ART, FURNITURE, etc. The first name or names and surname of the Artist or Craftsman – • In our opinion a work by the Artist of Craftsman. Attributed to – • In our opinion probably a work by the Artist or Craftsman but less certainty as to authorship is expressed than in the preceding category. Studio of – • In our opinion a work that may have been executed in whole or in part by the artist's hand. Circle of – • In our opinion a work of the period of the Artist or Craftsman that is in a similar style to the work of that Artist or Crafstman. The surname of the Artist or Craftsman, preceded by “After” – • In our opinion, a copy of the work of the artist or craftsman. Signed – Stamped – • Has a signature or stamp, which in our opinion is the signature or stamp of the artist or craftsman. Bears Signature or Stamp: • Has a signature or stamp, which in our opinion might be the signature or stamp of the artist or craftsman. Dated : • Is so dated and in our opinion was executed at about that date. Bears Date: - • Is so dated and in our opinion may have been executed at about that date. All measurements are given height before width. ABBREVIATIONS O.O.C. Oils on Canvas O.O.P. Oils on Panel O.O.B. Oils on Board O.R.M. Of recent manufacture S.N.S.R Sold Not Subject To Return W/C Watercolour GOU Gouache MAH. Mahogany VICT. Victorian EDW. Edwardian W.A.F. With all faults As Is With all damages, faults, restorations, etc. IMPORTANT NOTICE While the auctioneer endeavours to answer clients enquiries, we accept no responsibility or liability for any inaccuracy in auction results given verbally during the sale days. We recommend that clients should only make such enquiries following the conclusion of the Sale. N.B.: Please note the auctioneers offer no After Sale Guarantee whatsoever, with regard to mechanical and electrical items, militaria and or firearms. We accept no subsequent liability for any damage, loss or injury arising from the use of the foregoing. We request that all attendees exercise care when examining such items, especially sharp-edged weapons, during the pre-sale viewing. Children are not allowed to handle such items. FIREARMS Special Note Regarding Firearms • A specific Permit or Licence must be produced relating to the Firearm purchased, before same can be removed from our Premises. Please contact your local Gardai. Tel: +353 56 4441229 | Email: | Website: Chatsworth Auction Rooms, Chatsworth St., Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland fm