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Maurice Druon, inspirations of an Immortal - Part Two: Memories

Tue 19 Sep 202313H30

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Lot 274

Bracelet composé d'une maille ovale en or jaune 18k (750 millièmes), les anneaux les plus importants en or torsadé, retenant une intaille sur...

Lot 281

Coupe-cigare en or jaune 18k (750 millièmes) monté en pendentif, le tranchant en acier et l'or travaillé en guilloché. Poinçon de maître de Pierre...

Lot 289

Chevalière en or jaune 18k gravée en creux d'un blason Poids brut : 19.8 g. Doigt 52 Dans un écrin "Chaumet - L'Arcade" Usures

Lot 297

Seamaster Polaris Montre mixte forme coussin Référence 1960257 Boitier en titane signé et numéroté Cadran anthracite à aiguilles luminescentes...

Lot 301

Montre d'homme ronde Vers 1950 Boitier en or jaune 750 millièmes numéroté Cadran doré à chiffres arabes, aiguilles feuilles dorées, petite seconde à...

Lot 305

"La Goulue" Montre de poche Vers 1990 Boitier en or jaune 750 millièmes signé et numéroté G35457 67541, armoirie de sa majesté Hassan II roi du Maroc...

Lot 424

En bois peint à patine antique sur un fond à l'imitation du marbre, représentant Hercule sur un char XIXème siècle 31 x 25,5 cm.

Lot 211

Veduta della Porta …. del Tempio di Vesta, Tav I - Dimostrazione di varj ornamenti di Tempio di Vesta, Tav. VII. Eau-forte. Très belles épreuves début...

Lot 212

Grande reproduction de la tempera sur bois conservée au Monastère Sainte Clare d'Urbino et souvent attribuée à Pierro della Francesca 53 x 180 cm

Lot 213

"Madeleine repentie" Signée en bas à gauche Annib-Carracci Del (1560-1609) 43 x 25,5 cm Avec une marie-louise, sous-verre, dans une baguette mordorée

Lot 214

« Veduta dell’ Isola Tiberina » Gravée par Rossini, Roma 1828 32 x 46 cm.

Lot 215

Gravure représentant plan du « Collège des 4 nations », Paris, Jombert, rue Dauphine (43 x 83 cm.) On y joint une gravure « vue de l’intérieur du...

Lot 216

La mort d'Hercule, Persée délivre Andromède, Persée coupe la tête à Méduse, Ixion attaché dans les enfers à une roue qui tourne sans cesse, Semele...

Lot 217

Une représentant les oeuvres de Miséricorde dédié au Roi, d'après David TENIERS - 50 x 62 cm. L'autre représentant des baigneuses d'après Joseph...

Lot 218

Portrait de Louis Hector, Duc de Villars 53 x 36 cm. (Vitre accidentée)

Lot 225

Tête d’homme casqué regardant vers le bas

Pierre noire, sanguine et pierre brune 52,5 x 40,5 cm Annoté en bas à gauche, monogramme date Légèrement insolé, petites taches et quelques...

Lot 226

Portrait équestre de Maximilien de Béthune, duc de Sully (1560-1641)

Plume et encre noire, lavis gris sur traits de crayon noir 31,5 x 22,4 cm Légendé dans le bas Légèrement insolé, petites taches *Cette œuvre est...

Lot 227

Suite de trois plume, encre et lavis gris: - Vue des ruines d'un temple 15 x 24,5 cm - Vue de fortifications Inscriptions en bas à gauche: Jean Rolin...

Sale information

INSPIRATIONS D'UN IMMORTEL - Part Two: Maurice Druon's memorabilia Sale Tuesday 19 September 2023 This second dispersion of the collections of Maurice Druon, resistance fighter, writer and academician, will provide a better understanding of the man whose work was one of the sources of inspiration for the world's most awarded TV series, "Game of Thrones". The two sales organized by MILLON will reveal the writer's eclectic tastes and some of the works that contributed to his unparalleled imagination. Discover the world of the novelist who inspired the screenwriter of "Games of Thrones". Eighteenth-century paintings, furniture from royal eras, books by those he admired, modern artists and, of course, the paintings of his friend Bernard Buffet: this is the daily landscape in which Maurice Druon immersed himself when writing the 7 volumes of Les Rois Maudits, which were translated into ten languages. This saga, which enthralled millions of readers for over 20 years (1955-1977), went on to inspire George Martin to write the script for the "Game of Thrones - The Iron Throne" series. And so it is that the American author pays tribute to the Immortal in the preface to Les Rois Maudits, which he signs for the 2019 PLON edition. "If you loved the Iron Throne, you'll love Les Rois Maudits". "There's everything in Les Rois Maudits. Kings in irons and queens strangled, battles and betrayals, lies and lust, family rivalries, the curse of the Templars, babies switched at birth, a she-wolf from France, sin, swords, the fall of a great dynasty... all (well, almost all) straight from the pages of history. And believe me, the Starks and Lannisters are no match for the Capetians and Plantagenets. Whether you're a history buff or a fantasy fan, Druon's epic will keep you on the edge of your seat, page after page. This saga is the original story of the Iron Throne. If you liked the Iron Throne, you'll love Les Rois Maudits." G.R.Martin Among the objects illustrating this imaginary world is an 18th-century Italian cabinet in light wood and rosewood, with an architectural front, ready to house the secrets of a court of intriguers (est. 2000-3000€). Or the Louis XIV period carriage mirror (est.3000-5000€). A pair of gouaches on isorel by Hassan El Glaoui (b.1924) Fantasia (75 x 106 cm est. 40.000€), featuring oriental riders. Around 500 lots testify to the eclecticism of the academician. They often include intimate objects such as his binoculars, signet ring, watches or elements of his cigar-loving world. Hearts drawn on the backs of Bernard Buffet's paintings The list of texts, prefaces and books that Maurice Druon wrote for Bernard Buffet would be a long one. The two Immortals share common passions, a taste for history, architecture, antiques and a certain luxury that contributes to their art of living. More than that, it's the meeting of the two couples Maurice-Madeleine, Bernard-Annabel that is the foundation of their friendship, as evidenced by the dedications to the end, filled with hearts drawn on the backs of the paintings, whether for birthdays, Christmases or New Years. The reciprocity of their admiration is immense. 6 paintings will be presented. Emblematic of this friendship: the portrait of Maurice Druon - Oil on Canvas (128 x86 cm Est. 100.000€). Le Canal - Oil on Canvas 83x130 cm - dedicated on the back "Pour Madeleine et Maurice, Bernard 1974" in a cartouche of Hearts (Est. 80.000€) Bouquet de fleurs aux glaïeuls was also offered to the Druon couple for Christmas 1979, with a heart pierced by an arrow on the back - Oil on Isorel (100x64.5 cm Est. 70.000€) Last but not least, this dispersion would not be representative of the novelist's world without without his library of first editions of the greatest contemporary writers and personalities with signed autographs: Charles de Gaulle, Françoise Sagan, Eugène Ionesco, Julien Green, Henri Troyat... The heart of this collection lies, of course, in the precious copies exchanged between Maurice Druon and Joseph Kessel, which reveal, through their moving respective dedications, the tenderness and respect that characterized the famous friendship between uncle and nephew. Among this selection of sought-after books is a rare first edition of Vol de Nuit, containing an autograph letter from Saint-Exupéry to Joseph Kessel (est. €3,000 - €4,000). Numerous editions of Maurice Druon's works will also be auctioned: from the first edition of his first book, Mégarée, in 1942, to the latest edition of Les Rois Maudits, with a preface by G.R. Martin. All these works formed the decor of the apartment in the rue de Lille, Paris 7è, and the romantic interior of the Abbaye de Faise, built in the 12th century and acquired by Maurice Druon in 1972. Together with Madeleine, they devoted ten years to the extensive restoration of the site. Since their deaths, it has remained a family property, dedicated to the influence of his work and that of his uncle Joseph Kessel. MILLON stages the collections The staging of these sales is a "made-to-measure" operation set up by the MILLON Collections and Personalities department. A rigorous approach that seeks to shed light on the lives of personalities through their collections, and to highlight them on the art market. This year's calendar will feature a number of emblematic figures: the memories of the Countess of Paris, H.R.H. Micaëla d'Orleans, on September 19, the novelistic universe of Académicien Druon on September 18 and 19, and the presentation of Regine Deforges' "collection libre" on October 31. Sale information: Thursday September 14, 11am to 8pm Friday, September 15, 11am to 6pm Monday, September 18, 11am to 6pm Tuesday, September 19, 11am to 12pm Sale Tuesday September 19 at Drouot Contacts Collections and Personalities : Marc Chochon collection@millon.com 0633720314 Communication: Patricia Levy plevy@millon.com 0613534567

Exhibitions

Thursday, September 14, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, September 15, 11am - 6pm Monday, September 18, 11am to 6pm Tuesday, September 19, 11am to 12pm

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SALES CONDITIONS As part of our auction activities, our auction house collects personal data concerning the seller and the buyer. The latter therefore have the right to access, rectify and object to their personal data by contacting our auction house directly. Our OVV may use this personal data to meet its legal obligations, and, unless the persons concerned object, for the purposes of carrying out its activity (in particular, sales and marketing operations). Such data may also be communicated to the competent authorities where required by law. The general terms and conditions of sale and all related matters are governed solely by French law. Purchasers or their agents agree that any legal action shall fall within the exclusive jurisdiction of the French courts (Paris). The various provisions of the general terms and conditions of sale are independent of each other. The nullity of one of these provisions does not affect the applicability of the others. The fact of participating in the present public auction implies that all buyers or their agents accept and adhere to all the conditions set out below. The sale is made in cash (Art. 1650 of the French Civil Code) and conducted in euros. A currency conversion system may be set up at the time of sale. The counter-values in foreign currencies of bids placed in the auction room in euros are provided for information only. DEFINITIONS AND GUARANTEES The information given in the catalog is drawn up by MILLON and the independent experts mentioned in the catalog, subject to the rectifications, notifications and declarations announced at the time of presentation of the lot and recorded in the minutes of the sale. Dimensions, colors of reproductions and information on the condition of the object are given for information only. All indications of any incident, accident, restoration or conservatory measure affecting a lot are communicated in order to facilitate its inspection by the potential buyer, and remain subject to the latter's entire appreciation. This means that all lots are sold in the condition in which they were at the precise moment of their adjudication, with all possible defects and imperfections. No claims will be accepted once the lots have been sold, as a prior exhibition will have enabled buyers to examine the works presented. For lots with a low estimate in excess of 2,000 euros, a condition report on the state of conservation of the lots may be provided free of charge on request. The information contained therein is provided for information purposes only. MILLON and its experts cannot be held liable in any way whatsoever. In the event of a dispute at the time of the auction, i.e. if it is established that two or more bidders have simultaneously made an equivalent bid, either aloud or by sign, and claim the lot at the same time after the word "adjugé" has been pronounced, the said lot will be reoffered for sale at the price proposed by the bidders, and all members of the public present will be admitted to bid again. - In accordance with article L321-17 of the French Commercial Code, civil liability claims arising from voluntary sales are subject to a five-year statute of limitations from the date of the auction. - Only French law is applicable to this sale. Only French courts are competent to hear any dispute relating to the present sale. Lots marked with " ° " include elephant ivory which is free to sell as it predates 3/03/1947. Should the buyer wish to export the item outside the EU, he must obtain an export permit in his name from the DRIEE. This is at the buyer's expense. Lots preceded by a "J" will be subject to a judicial report at the legal buyer's expense of 12% ex VAT, i.e. 14.40% inc VAT. BIDDERS' CHARTER : By participating in public auctions at MILLON, bidders, whatever their nationality, undertake to comply with article 3 nonies of European Council regulation 2022/428 of March 15, 2022 and its annex XVIII, namely : A ban on the sale and direct or indirect transfer to Russia of works of art, antiques and collectors' items. This ban also applies to cars, wines and spirits, leather goods, clothing and textiles, precious stones, pearls and jewelry, coins and silverware, porcelain, glass and crystal, watches and musical instruments, as well as electronic and electrical items. The unit value thresholds applied to this ban are as follows: Works of art, collectors' items and luxury goods: starting at €300 Land vehicles: from €50,000 (€5,000 for two-wheelers) Electronic items for domestic use: from €750 Electronic sound and image recording devices: from €1,000 By participating in public auctions at MILLON, bidders accept responsibility for any failure to comply with the above obligations. For further information, please contact MILLON: Service-client@millon.com or +33 (0)1 48 00 99 44 PURCHASE ORDERS AND TELEPHONE AUCTIONS MILLON does not charge for taking and executing telephone orders. MILLON will do its utmost to execute bids received in writing up to 2 hours before the sale. MILLON shall not be held liable for any failure to execute a bid order or for any error or omission in the execution of such orders. Furthermore, MILLON will not be held liable if the telephone connection is interrupted, not established or late in the case of telephone auctions. 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Export formalities (certificate applications for cultural objects, export licenses) are the responsibility of the purchaser and may require a delay of 2 to 3 months. EXPORT AFTER THE SALE VAT collected as part of the selling costs, or on the temporary importation of the lot, may be reimbursed to the buyer within the legal deadlines, on presentation of the documents justifying the export of the lot purchased. PRE-EMPTION BY THE FRENCH STATE In certain cases defined by law, the French State has the right to pre-empt works sold at public auction. In such cases, the French State takes the place of the last bidder, provided that the declaration of pre-emption made by the State's representative in the auction room is confirmed within fifteen days of the sale. MILLON cannot be held responsible for any pre-emptive decisions made by the French State. 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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS The sale of a lot does not imply the transfer of reproduction or representation rights of which it may constitute the material support. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- CONDITIONS OF SALE As part of our auction activities, our auction house could collect personal data concerning the seller and the buyer. They have the right to access, rectify and object to their personal data by contacting our auction house directly. Our OVV may use this personal data in order to meet its legal obligations, and, unless opposed by the persons concerned, for the purposes of its activity (commercial and marketing operations). These data may also be communicated to the competent authorities. These general conditions of sale and everything pertaining to them are governed exclusively by French law. Buyers and their representatives accept that any legal action will be taken within the jurisdiction of French courts (Paris). The various provisions contained in these general conditions of sale are independent of each other. If any one of them is declared invalid, there is no effect on the validity of the others. Participating in this auction implies the agreement with all the conditions set out below by all buyers and their representatives. Payment is due immediately at the end of the sale, payable in euros. A currency conversion system may be provided during the sale. The corresponding foreign currency value provided is merely informative. DEFINITIONS AND GUARANTEES Descriptions appearing in the catalog are provided by MILLON and the Sale Experts and are subject to corrections, notifications and declarations made at the moment the lot is presented and noted in the record of the sale. Dimensions, colours in reproductions and information on the condition of an object are given for information purposes only. All information relating to incidents, accidents, restoration and conservation measures relating to a lot is given to facilitate inspection by the potential buyer and remains completely open to their interpretation. This means that all lots are sold as seen at the moment the hammer falls, including the possible faults and imperfections. An exhibition before the sale is made providing the potential buyers the opportunity to examine the presented lots. Therefore, no claims will be accepted after the hammer has fallen. For lots appearing in the sale catalog which the lower estimated price is over 2,000 euros, a condition report of the preservation status will be issued free of charge upon request. The information contained at this rapport is merely informative and MILLON and the Sale Experts can in no way be held liable for it. In the case of a dispute at the sale, i.e. two or more buyers have simultaneously made an identical bid for the same lot, either aloud or by signal, and both claim the lot at the same time when the hammer falls, the lot will be re-submitted for auction at the price offered by the bidders and everyone at the room will be permitted to bid once again. - According to article L321-17 of the French Commercial Code, the statute of limitations of any civil liability actions brought in connection with voluntary sales are limited to five years from the date of the auction. - Only French law is applicable to this sale. Only the French courts are competent to hear any dispute relating to this sale. The lots marked with ° include elements of elephant ivory and its sale is possible because the ivory is dated prior to 3/3/1947. The buyer who wishes to export the object outside the EU will have to obtain from the DRIEE an export permit on their own. This is the buyer's responsibility. TELEPHONE BIDDING The telephone bids are a free service provided by MILLON. In this regard, our company accepts no liability for a break in the telephone connection, a failure to connect or a delayed connection. Although MILLON accepts telephone bidding requests until the end of the pre-sale exhibition, it cannot be held liable for mistakes or omissions related to telephone bidding orders. We inform our customers that telephone conversations during telephone auctions at the Hotel Drouot are likely to be recorded. Irrevocable bid : A party can provide Millon with an irrevocable bid, which is a definitive, firm, irrevocable and unconditioned instruction to execute this party's bid during the auction up to a provided amount, regardless of the existence of other bids. The irrevocable bidder, who may bid in excess of the irrevocable bid, will be compensated based on the final hammer price in the event he or she is not the successful bidder. If the irrevocable bid is not secured until after the printing of the auction catalog, a pre-sale or pre-lot announcement will be made indicating that there is an irrevocable bid on the lot, on other cases i twill be indicated in the catalog entry of the lot. If the irrevocable bidder is advising anyone with respect to the lot, Sotheby's requires the irrevocable bidder to disclose his or her financial interest in the lot. If an agent is advising you or bidding on your behalf with respect to a lot identified as being subject to an irrevocable bid, you should request that the agent disclose whether or not he or she has a financial interest in the lot (cv.Art 313-6 French Penal Code). Any person who is about to bid on the work and who has a direct or indirect, permanent or occasional community of interest with the irrevocable bidder, and who would enter into a financial agreement that could hinder the auction, would be exposed to penal sanctions as stated in Art.313-6 of the French Penal Code : "The fact, in a public auction, of excluding a bidder or limiting bids or tenders by means of gifts, promises, agreements or any other fraudulent means, is punishable by six months' imprisonment and a fine of 22,500 euros. The same penalties shall apply to the acceptance of such gifts or promises. The same penalties shall apply to: 1° The fact, in a public auction, of hindering or disturbing the freedom of bids or tenders, by violence, assault or threats; 2° Proceeding or participating, after a public auction, in a re-auction without the assistance of the competent ministerial officer or sworn goods broker or of a declared operator of voluntary sales of furniture by public auction. Attempts to commit the offences provided for in this article shall be punishable by the same penalties". CAUTION MILLION reserves the right to ask for a deposit from bidders at the time of registration. This deposit will be automatically deducted in the absence of payment by the winning bidder within 15 days after the sale (invoice date). LIVE BIDDING BY ELECTRONIC PLATFORMS: Millon cannot be held responsible for the interruption or any other malfunction of any Live service during the sale that could inhibit a buyer from bidding via any electronic platform offering the Live service. The interruption of a Live auction service during the sale is not necessarily justification for the auctioneer to stop the auction. BIDDING LEVELS Bidding increments are left to the discretion of the auctioneer in charge of the sale. If the amount of the bids proposed - either physically, by telephone, by firm purchase order, live or by "secret order" deposited on partner relay platforms - is deemed insufficient, inconsistent with the amount of the previous bid or likely to disrupt the proper conduct, fairness and pace of the sale, the auctioneer may decide not to take them into account. FEES FOR THE BUYER Expenses for which the buyer is responsible the buyer will pay MILLON, in addition to the sale price or hammer price, a commission of: 27,5 % excl.VAT, or 33 % incl.VAT up to 1500 €. 25 % excl.VAT, or 30 % incl.VAT from 1501 to 500.000 € 20,83 % excl.VAT, or 25 % incl.VAT from 500.001 to 1.500.000 € 16,67 % excl.VAT beyond Current VAT rate: 20% Total price = sale price (hammer price) + sale's commission In addition, - for lots acquired via Interencheres.com, the buyer's fees are increased by 3% pre-tax of the auction price (see Terms and Conditions of Interencheres.com). - for the lots acquired via the Drouotonline.com platform, the buyer's fees are increased by an additional 1.5% pre-tax of the auction price (see CGV of the Drouotlive.com platform). - for the lots acquired via Invaluable.com, the buyers's fees are increased by 3% pre-tax of the auction price (see Terms and Conditions of Invaluable.com). COLLECTION AND WITHDRAWAL OF PURCHASES, INSURANCE, STORAGE AND TRANSPORT MILLON will only release the sold lots to the buyer after the complete bill settlement (payment of the invoice including all additional fees). It is up to the successful bidder to insure lots as soon as those are awarded, from that moment, any loss, theft, damage and/or other risks are under their entire responsability. MILLON declines all responsibility for the damage itself or for the failure of the successful bidder to cover its risks against such damage. The successful buyers are invited to collect their lots as soon as possible. No compensation will be due in particular for any damage of the frames and glasses covering the lots. The pedestals are presentation pedestals and are not an integral part of the piece. COSTS OF DELAYED WITHDRAWAL OF PURCHASES AND STORAGE COSTS FOR MILLON'S WAREHOUSE (excluding Drouot*): Millon gives you 45 days free storage after the sale. After this period, storage and transfer fees from our offices to our warehouse at 116 bd Louis Armand - 93330 Neuilly sur Marne, will be charged as it follows: 10 € pre-tax per lot and per week completed for storage superior to 1 M3 7 € pre-tax per lot and per week completed for storage less than 1 M3 5 € pre-tax per lot and per week completed for storage that "fit in the palm of your hand". Important reminder: Concerning the sales known as "Aubaines" carried out in our furniture storehouse, the free storage will not exceed 15 days. AUCTIONS IN OUR Salle VV (auctionroom located 3 rue Rossini, 75009 Paris): We inform our kind customers that furniture, carpets and voluminous objects will be transferred to our storage warehouse called "116" in Neuilly sur Marne (Cf. Storage in our Warehouse), available to buyers after full payment of the invoice. SPECIAL SHUTTLE TRANSFER: For any special shuttle transfer request of your lots between our Parisian offices or to/from our warehouse, the initial invoice will be increased as follows: - 15 € pre-tax per small lot and not exceeding 5 objects. - 40 € pre-tax per maximum per invoice not exceeding 5 purchases and up to 1 M3. For a higher volume of purchases, any transfer request could be carried out only after acceptance of a quote. Furniture is not included in the "shuttle transferable" lots but may be subject to a delivery quote. If the transferred lots are not claimed beyond 7 days after their registration at the office of destination, they will be sent back to our warehouse without possibility of refund and the free storage periods will restart from the day of the sale. - A personalized rate for long-term storage can be negotiated with a member of or MILLION FOR ALL INFORMATION Stéphane BOUSQUET 116, boulevard Louis Armand, 93330 Neuilly-sur-Marne 116@MILLON.com No shipping or removal of the lot will be possible without the complete settlement of the total costs of storage, handling and transfers. These fees do not apply to the lots deposited at the Hotel Drouot's warehouse, which depend on the Hôtel Drouot itself (magasinage@drouot.com). SALES AND STORAGE AT THE HOTEL DROUOT For auctions taking place at the Hôtel Drouot, furniture, carpets and bulky or fragile items will be stored in the storage department of the Hôtel Drouot. Access is via 6bis rue Rossini - 75009 Paris and is open from Monday to Friday from 9am to 10am and from 1pm to 6pm. The storage service of the Hôtel Drouot is an independent service of MILON. This service is not free, and the costs are to be paid by the buyer (information : magasinage@drouot.com) TEMPORARY IMPORT Purchasers of lots marked with * must pay any duties and taxes in respect of a temporary importation in addition to sale fees and VAT (5,5 % of the hammer price, 20% for jewellery and watches, motorcars, wines and spirits and multiples). EXPORT FROM FRANCE The exportation of a lot from France may require a licence. Obtaining the relevant document is the successful bidder's reponsibility. The authorities delay or refusal to issue an export licence is not a justification for the cancellation of the sale, delayed payment or voiding of the transaction. If our company is requested by the buyer or his/her representative to make the export request, all costs incurred will be borne to the buyer. The export formalities (applications for a certificate for a cultural good, export licence) of the subjected lots are the responsibility of the purchaser and may require a delay of 2 to 3 months. EXPORT FOLLOWING THE SALE The VAT paid as part of the sale expenses or the amount paid in connection with the temporary import of the lot, may be refunded to the buyer within the legally stipulated period upon presentation of documents proving that the lot purchased has been exported. PRE-EMPTION BY THE FRENCH STATE In certain circumstances defined by the law, the French State has right of pre-emption for works sold by public auction. In this case, the French State substitutes itself for the last bidder provided that the declaration of pre-emption made by the State's representative in the auction room is confirmed within fifteen days of the sale. MILLON cannot be held responsible for the French State's pre-emption decisions. BIDDERS' LIABILITY By bidding on a lot through any of the transmission platforms proposed by MILLON, the bidders assume personal responsibility for paying the auction price of this lot, increased by the auction fees and any duties or taxes due. Bidders are deemed to act in their own name and for their own account, unless otherwise agreed prior to the sale and in writing with MILLON. Subject to the decision of the authorised auctioneer and provided that the final bid is greater than or equal to the reserve price, the last bidder shall become the purchaser, the hammer blow and the pronouncement of the word "sold" shall materialise the acceptance of the last bid and the formation of the contract of sale between the seller and the purchaser. In the event of a dispute by a third party, MILLON may hold the bidder solely responsible for the bid in question and its payment. COLLECTION OF PURCHASES, INSURANCE, WAREHOUSING AND TRANSPORT MILLON will only hand over lots sold to the buyer after cleared settlement of the total price. It is the buyer's responsibility to insure lots immediately upon purchase from that moment the hammer falls, and he/she is the only responsible for loss, theft, damage and other risks. MILLON declines any liability for any damage or for the failure of the buyer to cover damage risks. Buyers are invited to collect their lots as soon as possible. PAYMENT OF THE TOTAL PRICE MILLON specifies and reminds that the public auction is a cash sale and that the successful bidder must immediately pay the total amount of his purchase, regardless of his wish to take his lot out of French territory (see "Leaving French territory"). Payment can be made as follows: - in cash within the limit of 1,000 euros for French residents / 15,000€ for those who have their tax residence abroad (presentation of proof required); - by bank or postal check with mandatory presentation of a valid identity document (delivery will be possible only twenty days after payment. Foreign checks are not accepted); - by Visa or Master Card in our desk offices; - by online payment: https://www.millon.com/paiement-en-ligne - by bank transfer in euros to the following address: DIRECT DEBIT: NEUFLIZE OBC 3, avenue Hoche - 75008 Paris IBAN FR76 3078 8009 0002 0609 7000 469 BIC NSMBFRPPXXX For the successful bidders who bid via Interenchères.com, MILLON will collect directly on this site the total price of the auction slip within 48 hours after the end of the sale. LATE PAYMENT Beyond 30 days (from the date of your invoice), every late payment will incur the late payment penalties equal to 3 times the legal interest rate as well as a fixed indemnity for recovery costs of 40 euros. MILLON Auction House is subscribed to the TEMIS service which allows us to consult and update the File of restrictions of access to auctions ("TEMIS File") implemented by the company Commissaires-Priseurs Multimédia (CPM) S.A., with registered office at 37 rue de Châteaudun, 75009 Paris (RCS Paris 437 868 425). Any auction slip that remains unpaid to MILLON or that is overdue for payment is likely to be registered in the TEMIS file. For further information, please consult the TEMIS data protection policy: https://temis.auction/statics/politique-protection-dp-temis.pdf NON-PAYMENT In the event of non-payment, if the sale is cancelled or the object is resold upon re-bidding under the conditions of Article L321-14 of the French Commercial Code, the defaulting bidder shall pay MILLON a lump-sum indemnity corresponding to (i) the amount of the buyer's costs and (ii) €40 in collection costs, as compensation for the loss suffered, without prejudice to additional damages due to the seller. MILLON also reserves the right to proceed to any compensation with the sums due by the defaulting purchaser or to cash the deposit checks. SHIPPING OF PURCHASES We inform our customers that MILLON does not take charge of any shipment of goods after the sales. For any shipment request, MILLON recommends using its partner carrier (THE PACKENGERS - hello@thepackengers.com) or any other carrier of the customer's choice. In any event, MILLON shall not be held liable for the shipment of the lot, its handling and storage during transport. If MILLON agrees to take care of the shipment of a good on an exceptional basis, its liability may not be called into question in the event of loss, theft or accidents, which remains the responsibility of the purchaser. Moreover, this shipment shall only be carried out upon receipt of a letter releasing MILLON from its responsibility for the fate of the item shipped, and shall be at the exclusive financial expense of the purchaser. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY The sale of a lot does not entail the transfer of reproduction or representation rights for which it constitutes the material support, if applicable.

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Mayeul de LA HAMAYDE

Mayeul de LA HAMAYDE

0140226632 mdlh@millon.com

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Mayeul de LA HAMAYDE

0140226632 mdlh@millon.com

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