OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The auction shall be conducted under the supervision of C. Mollet, Huissier de Justice.
All items must be paid immediately. No credit shall be extended. In addition, if applicable, droit de suite shall be charged on original works of art by living artists and those who have died within the last 70 years, in the amount of 4% of the hammer price, but only on works with a hammer price of 2.000 euros or higher. For buyers physically present in the auction room and residents in Belgium, payment may be made in cash (In House Only), by cheque upon presentation of appropriate identity documents, or by bank debit card. We welcome international bidders. Payment arrangements for bidders outside of Belgium are as follows.
* For Euro Area residents: The preferred method of payment is bank transfer.
Bank name: ING
Account number: 363-0827297-24
Beneficiary name: Evelyne Morel de Westgaver
* For bidders from France and holders of accounts with French institutions, we accept cheques drawn on French banks. We reserve the right to release items only after cheques have cleared.
* For buyers from Switzerland and other countries outside the Euro Area: Paypal. All amounts over 1000 euros must be settled by international bank transfer; all bank transfer charges must be paid by the buyer.
Buyers shall pay a 25 % buyer's premium of the hammer price on each lot.
Any buyer claiming to be acting for or on behalf of a third party shall personally be liable for full payment of the hammer price, buyer's premium, and any and all interest, costs and charges.
Items shall be auctioned in the order shown in the catalogue.
The auctioneers reserve the right to reject any bid, at their sole discretion.
The auctioneers reserve the right to combine or divide any lot, at their sole discretion.
The auctioneers may accept absentee bids free of charge, as per standard practice, provided the Absentee Bid Form, in euros, is received no later than one day prior to the auction. Those wishing to bid by telephone must request to do so in advance, no later than the day before the auction. The auctioneers shall bear no responsibility whatsoever in the case of uncompleted calls or technical difficulties in connection with telephone services.
Items are as described in the catalogue and their authenticity is guaranteed against the catalogue description. Unless otherwise specified, lots comprising two or more volumes; series, collections, and periodicals; or items identified as 'n.c.', have not been collated, and no returns shall be allowed. The public exhibition provides an opportunity to determine the condition and the nature of the items; therefore, after the hammer falls, no claims whatsoever can be accepted, even in respect of the catalogue description. No items can be examined whilst the auction is in progress.