Name European & Asian Antiques and Fine Art
Auctioneer Myers Antiques
Date(s) 1/21/2018
January 21st, 2018 at 11 a.m. EST
Preview Date/Time Saturday, January 20th, 10-6 p.m. and Sunday, January 21st, 9-11 a.m. Early preview available by appointment.
Location 1600 Fourth Street North
St. Petersburg, FL 33704
Buyer Premium In-house auction bidders
Description
Over 600 lots of European and Asian antiques and fine art dating from the 16th to early 20th century. Paintings , silver, Chinese and European porcelains, carved furniture, fine jewelry, bronzes, jade and hardstone carvings, estate Oriental rugs, Chinese scrolls, textiles, woodblock prints, period lighting and sculpture.
TERMS & CONDITIONS The auctioneers do not warrant the accuracy, authenticity, condition, description, weight, counts and measures of any of the lots specified herein. The catalog and other printed materials are meant merely as a guide. While every reasonable effort has been made to ensure accuracy, statements called from the auction block take precedence over any written material. All sales are recorded to clarify any possible discrepancy. Please take advantage of our preview time and carefully inspect all items prior to bidding. All items are sold “as is” and all sales are final. We accept cash, travelers checks, Visa, MasterCard, and wire transfers. Merchandise will be held until cleared and negotiable funds have been received. All 15% buyers premium is in effect. Florida sales tax of 7% is in effect for those not tax exempt. To be tax exempt, you are required to provide us with a valid copy of your 2018 Florida sales tax certificate. Out of the state customers must fill out an “Out of State Tax Exemption” form available at the office or by fax. There are no exceptions, and this must be provided on or before the day of the auction. Attendees must pay for their items on the day of the auction. Absentee and phone bidders must make arrangements for payments the day after the sale. Typically, all merchandise must be removed within 48 hours. Exceptions can be made in some cases. Myers Auction Gallery will not be responsible for merchandise left on the premises after this time. Your compliance is appreciated.
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Payment Terms
Terms & Conditions 1. Thank you for your interest in our auction. Placing a bid on our items constitutes your agreement to pay. While every reasonable effort has been made to ensure accuracy, statements called from the auction block take precedence over any written material. On the fall of the auctioneer’s hammer, the highest bidder shall be deemed to have agreed to purchase the offered lot in accordance with all of the conditions set forth herein and, thereupon will pay the purchase price in full. 2. Payment terms: All items are to be paid for within 10 days of auction end by a) Cash (in house), b) Cashier’s Check c) Properly authorized Visa, MasterCard, d) Money Order in U.S. dollars, e) Bank Wire Transfer. We do not accept PayPal. No property will be released until payment in full is made on the items. 3. We reserve the right to reject a bid from any bidder. The highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer shall be the purchaser. In the event of any dispute between bidders, or in the event the auctioneer doubts the validity of any bid, the auctioneer shall have sole and final discretion either to determine the successful bidder or to re-offer and resell the article in dispute. If any dispute arises after the sale, our sales records shall be inclusive in all respects. 4. All sales are final. Notwithstanding any other terms of these conditions, any and all refunds shall be given at the sole discretion of Myers Auction Gallery. Refunds requested on the grounds of authenticity must be made within 20 days of the auction date, and such requests must be accompanied by at least one supporting statement in writing from a recognized authority, stating that the painting or art sold, is incorrect or is not the work of the artist. A recognized authority shall be defined as a person who has authored, edited, or substantially contributed to a monograph on the artist, a person who has curated, organized or substantially contributed to a solo exhibition of the artist, a person who has represented the artist’s estate or someone who worked closely with the artist while they were alive and in any of the above instances physically handled the works of the period, medium and subject matter in question during the course of their duties. Please note that dealers who advertise to buy a wide range of artists, appraisers and representatives of other auction firms, do not qualify as authenticators of individual artists unless they have had specific involvement with an artist’s work as specified above in addition to their daily duties. Any item lot in question must be returned to Myers Auction Gallery in the exact same condition as when sold. 5. Buyers have the right of rescission, provided that within 48 hours of their receipt of the property they inform us that the physical condition materially differs from the catalogue description (or from a provided condition report) or the catalogue description is inaccurate, to our satisfaction. Buyers must return the property immediately and show clearly any differences or inaccuracies with the catalogue and the property must be received in the same condition it was sent. 6. We reserve the right to withdraw any property at any time before the actual sale. Unless otherwise announced by the auctioneer at the time of sale, all bids are per lot as numbered in the catalogue and no lot shall be divided for sale. 7. Myers Auction Gallery expends much time and effort describing all items as accurately as possible. We provide quality images, detailed informative descriptions and take special care to note any imperfections and damage. Please bid with confidence and feel free to call 727 823 3248 or email us at auctions@myersfineart.com with any questions well in advance of the auction. All property is sold “as is” and neither we nor consignor makes any representation or warranty, expressed or implied, as to the merchantability, fitness or condition of the property or as to the correctness of description, genuineness, attribution, provenance or period of the property. In the event that a refund is authorized any and all shipping costs will not be refunded. 8. Estimated Prices – As a convenience to our clients, we furnish pre-sale estimates for all materials included in the auctions. These estimates are only our approximate valuations and should be taken as educated guesses based upon comparable auction values, not as “prices.” Bidding normally begins at about one-half the low estimate, but the final bid price may well be less than or more than any estimate printed. 9. With respect to all property, a buyers premium of 15% of the successful bid price will be added thereto and is payable by the purchaser as part of the total purchase price. 10. With respect to sold property; all lots must be removed from our premises at the purchaser’s expense, no later than twenty days following the date of the auction. We reserve the right to transfer non-removed property to a storage facility at the purchaser’s risk and expense unless prior arrangements have been approved by the auctioneer. 11. All shipping arrangements and costs are the sole responsibility of the buyer. We are happy to assist in the transfer of merchandise to a shipper of your choice. Buyers should request a shipping quote prior to bidding. There are reliable shipping companies to use, and they include: (1) Raman of Family Pak and Ship, 2822 54th Ave. S., St. Petersburg, FL 33712. (727) 865-2320. Email: raman@familypakandship.com. Website: www.familypakandship.com. (2) Sue Wieden of The UPS Store located at 5447 Haines Rd N, St. Petersburg, FL 33714. (727) 528-7777. Sue also ships larger items, her email address store6173@theuspsstore.com and website: http://www.theupsstorelocal.com/6173 (3) Gina Farnsworth of The UPS Store located at 204 37th Ave N. Saint Petersburg, FL 33704. (727)-822-5823 (4) The UPS Store located 200 2nd Ave South Saint Petersburg, FL 33701. (727) 826-6075 LARGER ITEMS SHIPPING SUGGESTIONS for items too large for standard shipping, such as furniture: (1) Plycon – Furniture Transportation Specialists. Email: lisa@plycongroup.com Telephone: 954-978-2000 (U.S. only) Website http://www.plyconvanlines.com. You must submit request on-line. (2) All Directions Moving – Specialist in moving furniture from FL to NY. Email: alldirections@comcast.net Telephone: 866-660-8440 (3) Craters & Freighters, Email Tampa@cratersandfreighters.com Telephone: 813-889-9008/877-448-7447 (U.S. & International). (4) Westbrook Moving LLC – Makes regular trips up and down the east coast. Email westbrookdeliveries@gmail.com Telephone: 404-877-2870 (5) Antique Transport Co. Make regular trips up and down the east coast. Email antiquetransport@cs.com Telephone: 888-434-3922 (6) Eastern Express – Owner Jeff Bills makes regular trips up and down the east coast. Email: jb101263@yahoo.com Telephone: 843-557-6633 (7) Bernie Arsenault – Owner Bernie makes trips from Florida to Canada. Email: bsarsernault@gmail.com Telephone: 905-376-6223 There are many other local and national shippers available in our area that we can refer you to. We are not responsible for any delays on the part of this third party shipper, should there be any. We recommend shipping all items insured. Should any damage occur to items transported by a third party, we are not held responsible. In the event that an item is approved for a return, shipping is not refundable. 12. We are prevented by fire, theft or any other reason whatsoever from delivery of any property to the purchaser, our liability shall be limited to the sum actually paid by the purchaser. ALL PROPERTY IS SOLD AS IS. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
11. All shipping arrangements and costs are the sole responsibility of the buyer. We are happy to assist in the transfer of merchandise to a shipper of your choice. Buyers should request a shipping quote prior to bidding. There are reliable shipping companies to use, and they include: (1) Raman of Family Pak and Ship, 2822 54th Ave. S., St. Petersburg, FL 33712. (727) 865-2320. Email: raman@familypakandship.com. Website: www.familypakandship.com. (2) Sue Wieden of The UPS Store located at 5447 Haines Rd N, St. Petersburg, FL 33714. (727) 528-7777. Sue also ships larger items, her email address store6173@theuspsstore.com and website: http://www.theupsstorelocal.com/6173 (3) Gina Farnsworth of The UPS Store located at 204 37th Ave N. Saint Petersburg, FL 33704. (727)-822-5823 (4) The UPS Store located 200 2nd Ave South Saint Petersburg, FL 33701. (727) 826-6075 LARGER ITEMS SHIPPING SUGGESTIONS for items too large for standard shipping, such as furniture: (1) Plycon – Furniture Transportation Specialists. Email: lisa@plycongroup.com Telephone: 954-978-2000 (U.S. only) Website http://www.plyconvanlines.com. You must submit request on-line. (2) All Directions Moving – Specialist in moving furniture from FL to NY. Email: alldirections@comcast.net Telephone: 866-660-8440 (3) Craters & Freighters, Email Tampa@cratersandfreighters.com Telephone: 813-889-9008/877-448-7447 (U.S. & International). (4) Westbrook Moving LLC – Makes regular trips up and down the east coast. Email westbrookdeliveries@gmail.com Telephone: 404-877-2870 (5) Antique Transport Co. Make regular trips up and down the east coast. Email antiquetransport@cs.com Telephone: 888-434-3922 (6) Eastern Express – Owner Jeff Bills makes regular trips up and down the east coast. Email: jb101263@yahoo.com Telephone: 843-557-6633 (7) Bernie Arsenault – Owner Bernie makes trips from Florida to Canada. Email: bsarsernault@gmail.com Telephone: 905-376-6223 There are many other local and national shippers available in our area that we can refer you to. We are not responsible for any delays on the part of this third party shipper, should there be any. We recommend shipping all items insured. Should any damage occur to items transported by a third party, we are not held responsible. In the event that an item is approved for a return, shipping is not refundable. 12. We are prevented by fire, theft or any other reason whatsoever from delivery of any property to the purchaser, our liability shall be limited to the sum actually paid by the purchaser. ALL PROPERTY IS SOLD AS IS.