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20th century, each with etched maker’s marks to underside of foot, a service for six, comprising 6 water goblets (7” H), 6 wine goblets (6.375” H) and 6 champagne flutes (8.625” H), 18 pieces, est: $500/800.

Monrovia, CA, US

Additional Details

  • Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, CA
  • Condition: Overall like-new condition.

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American Express, MasterCard, Money Order / Cashiers Check, Personal Check, Visa, Wire Transfer

Shipping

Shipping: Buyers are responsible for arranging their own shipping estimates and deliveries. Moran’s in our discretion and as a courtesy to buyers, can arrange to have purchased lots packed, insured and forwarded by a third party shipper at the request, expense and risk of the buyer. Moran’s assumes no responsibility for acts or omissions in such packing or shipping by other packers or carriers, even if recommended by Moran’s. Nor does Moran’s assume any responsibility for any damage to picture frames or to the glass therein. In circumstances where Moran’s arranges for such third party services, Moran’s may apply an administration charge of 10% of that service fee.

Auction Details

Monrovia, CA, US

Terms

You agree to pay a buyer’s premium of up to 28.0% and any applicable taxes and shipping

From: To: Increments:
$0 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $1,999 $100
$2,000 $4,999 $250
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $19,999 $1,000
$20,000 $49,999 $2,500
$50,000 $99,999 $5,000
$100,000 $199,999 $10,000
$200,000 $499,999 $25,000
$500,000 + $50,000

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Conditions of Sale

AUCTION HOUSE AS AGENT
Except as otherwise stated, John Moran Auctioneers Moran’s) acts as agent for the seller. The contract for the sale of the property is therefore made between the seller and the buyer.

BEFORE THE AUCTION
(a) Public Preview: All property is available for inspection by public preview during the day of auction. In many cases, particular lots can be examined in advance by private appointment. Prospective buyers are strongly encouraged to personally examine any property in which they are interested.
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(c) Property Sold ‘As Is’: Neither Moran’s nor the seller provides any guarantee in relation to the nature of the property, or to any errors or omissions in the catalogue or supplemental material apart from the Limited Warranty stated below. Condition reports are offered as a courtesy and are typically published in Moran’s catalogue or can be made available upon request. The absence of a condition report does not imply than an item is free from defects or restoration, nor does a reference to particular defects imply the absence of others.

AT THE AUCTION
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AFTER THE AUCTION
(a) Payment and Title Transfer: Payment and Title Transfer: The buyer agrees to pay the sum of the hammer price plus Buyer’s Premium, plus any applicable sales tax. Buyer’s Premiums are calculated as follows: Floor, Telephone or Absentee Bidding: Buyer’s Premium of 20% (of hammer price) when paying by cash, check or wire transfer or 22% when paying by credit card. Bidding through internet platform: Buyer’s Premium of 23% when paying by cash, check or wire transfer or 25% when paying by credit card. Buyers outside the United States must submit payment via wire transfer. Credit cards are not an accepted form of payment for buyers outside the United States. Buyers are strongly encouraged to provide full payment at the auction. Payment must be received by Moran’s within the five business days immediately following the auction. The buyer shall not acquire title or take possession of the lot until all amounts (including the hammer price, premium and applicable taxes) due to Moran’s have been paid in full.
(b) Collection: Buyers are strongly encouraged to collect purchased items from the sale site at the time of the auction. Packing material and labor are provided free of charge at the sale site during the auction. The packing of purchased lots at the auction is undertaken by Moran’s solely as a convenience to customers. Moran’s is not liable for damage to glass or frames, except as a result of negligence on Moran’s part, regardless of cause in connection with this courtesy service.
(c) Storage: Following the auction, uncollected lots shall be relocated to and stored in Moran’s warehouse. Moran’s shall retain possession of all purchases until full payment has been received from the buyer. Lots remaining uncollected after the fifth business day following the sale, regardless of payment status, are subject to a per-lot daily storage charge of $10.00. In addition to other remedies available by law, Moran’s reserves the right to impose upon delinquent buyers a separate 1% monthly charge (of the purchase price, or the maximum permitted by law) commencing on the sixth business day after the sale date.

(d) Shipping: Buyers are responsible for arranging their own shipping estimates and deliveries. Moran’s in our discretion and as a courtesy to buyers, can arrange to have purchased lots packed, insured and forwarded by a third party shipper at the request, expense and risk of the buyer. Moran’s assumes no responsibility for acts or omissions in such packing or shipping by other packers or carriers, even if recommended by Moran’s. Nor does Moran’s assume any responsibility for any damage to picture frames or to the glass therein. In circumstances where Moran’s arranges for such third party services, Moran’s may apply an administration charge of 10% of that service fee.

(e) All Sales Final: Notwithstanding other terms mentioned herein, refunds shall be given at Moran’s sole discretion. Refunds requested on the grounds of authenticity must be made within 10 days of the auction and accompanied by a supporting written statement from a recognized authority (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 on the artist, a person who has represented the artist’s estate or someone who represented or worked closely with the artist while they were alive and, in any of the above instances physically handled works of the period, medium and subject matter in question during the course of their duties) stating that the object sold is incorrect or not the work of the artist. Dealers, appraisers and representatives of other auction firms do not qualify as authenticators of individual artists unless they have had such specific involvement with that artist’s work, as specified above, in addition to their daily duties. Refunded lots must be returned to Moran’s in the same condition as when sold. Moran’s does not grant extensions to refund considerations based upon authenticity due to shipping delays. There are no exceptions to this refund policy.

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CREDIT CARDS, CONTINUED

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TAXES

1. All property is sold “as is” and all sales are final. All property is described to the best of our knowledge; however, neither we nor our consignor(s) make any warranties, express or implied, with respect to such property as to the physical condition, quality, rarity, importance, authorship, provenance, medium, period, origin or estimated value of any sold lot. No statement anywhere, whether oral or written, whether made in the catalog or advertisement, bill of sale, gallery posting, announcement or remarks by staff or the auctioneer, shall be a warranty, representation or assumption of liability. All measurements and weights are approximate.

2. The highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer is the buyer. The auctioneer is the sole determinant as to who is the successful bidder. Once the auctioneer’s gavel falls, the successful bidder immediately assumes full risk and responsibility for the purchased lot.

2a. Buyers Premium: There is a 10% Buyers Premium applied to each lot sold. There is also a 3% online bidding fee for a total of 13%

3. SALES TAX: Buyers are required to pay state and local sales tax unless exempted by law. If exempt, buyers must file a tax exemption form with us before any exemption can be made. MA residents will be charged sales tax

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4. Buyer Pays Shipping Cost. Shipping & Insurance are the responsibility of the purchaser.

Authenticity
5. All items are Guaranteed Genuine. This guarantee is valid for the original purchaser only. The guarantee is valid for one year from date of purchase. Items must be in the same condition as they were when they were originally sold. The buyers only remedy under this guarantee is the cancellation of the sale and the refund of the purchase price.
6. Items containing five or more items is not subject to return for any reason.
7. Every item is cataloged with the intent of accuracy. Improperly described items must be returned with 3 days of receipt. Please email or call us before returning any items
8. A merchandise credit will be issued in a case of a subjective, unresolvable dispute over condition.
9. All items have been compared to well known authentic exemplars which we have on file. Because of the mistakes of so called authenticators claiming authenticity who actually are only giving opinions, we reserve the right to show how we authenticated the item and challenge claims from authenticators who are not court certified and not willing to put their opinions with 100 percent certainty. We are very easy to deal with, however we have seen to many mistakes appear from so called authenticity companies who are competitors and most of all have no training in hand writing. We have follow the hand writing rules as written by Jess E. Dines who wrote the Document Examiner Textbook.
10. We have sold over 500,000 successful autograph sales since 1993.

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You agree to pay a buyer’s premium of up to 20% and any applicable taxes and shipping.

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The buyer agrees to pay the sum of the hammer price plus Buyer’s Premium, plus any applicable sales tax. Buyer’s Premiums are calculated as follows: Floor, Telephone or Absentee Bidding: Buyer’s Premium of 20% (of hammer price) when paying by cash, check or wire transfer or 22% when paying by credit card. Bidding through internet platform: Buyer’s Premium of 23% when paying by cash, check or wire transfer or 25% when paying by credit card. Buyers outside the United States must submit payment via wire transfer. Credit cards are not an accepted form of payment for buyers outside the United States.

SHIPPING

Shipping: Buyers are responsible for arranging their own shipping estimates and deliveries. Moran’s in our discretion and as a courtesy to buyers, can arrange to have purchased lots packed, insured and forwarded by a third party shipper at the request, expense and risk of the buyer. Moran’s assumes no responsibility for acts or omissions in such packing or shipping by other packers or carriers, even if recommended by Moran’s. Nor does Moran’s assume any responsibility for any damage to picture frames or to the glass therein. In circumstances where Moran’s arranges for such third party services, Moran’s may apply an administration charge of 10% of that service fee.

BUYERS PREMIUM

The buyer agrees to pay the sum of the hammer price plus Buyer’s Premium, plus any applicable sales tax. Buyer’s Premiums are calculated as follows: Floor, Telephone or Absentee Bidding: Buyer’s Premium of 20% (of hammer price) when paying by cash, check or wire transfer or 22% when paying by credit card. Bidding through internet platform: Buyer’s Premium of 23% when paying by cash, check or wire transfer or 25% when paying by credit card. Buyers outside the United States must submit payment via wire transfer. Credit cards are not an accepted form of payment for buyers outside the United States.

CONDITION

Buyers are responsible for determining to their own satisfaction the true nature and condition of any lot prior to bidding. Though buyers are not legally required to inspect lots prior to purchase, failure to do so may constitute a waiver of complaint that an item was not delivered in a
condition equal to the existent condition at the auction.

20th century, each with etched maker’s marks to underside of foot, a service for six, comprising 6 water goblets (7” H), 6 wine goblets (6.375” H) and 6 champagne flutes (8.625” H), 18 pieces,