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Art4Action
51 Canning Road
London
N5 2JR
United Kingdom
Telephone(s):
07756 784027

Email:
info@purbeckartweeksfestival.co.uk

Website:
purbeckartweeksfestival.co.uk

'Art4Action is a fund-raising event in support of Purbeck’s artists, and the Dorset Coronavirus Community Fund, taking place on Sunday 14th June from 3.00 pm. Art4Action Auction is brought to you by Purbeck Art Weeks (PAW) Festival and Wareham Tower Chimes magazine with the support of Wareham Town Council. 60% of the proceeds will go to the artists, 25% will go to the Dorset Coronavirus Community Fund, and 15% to PAW Festival Charity

ART4ACTION AUCTION

Sunday 14th June 2020, from 3.00 pm

Bidders are strongly advised to read all of the following Terms and Conditions on this page before placing any bids with us.


TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Art4Action Auction is organised by Wareham Town Chimes Magazine and PAW (hereafter referred to as the Organisers). The Auctioneer for the event is Malcolm Lewis, authorised to do such by the Organisers.

Wareham Tower Chimes and the Purbeck Art Weeks Festival (hereafter referred to as PAW) are selling the artwork on behalf of the Artists and as such are not a party to the contract of sale, and are not liable for any breach thereof by either the Buyer or the Artist.


ONLINE BIDDING

This is an INTERNET ONLY LIVE AUCTION SALE. There will be NO VIEWING for this sale. You must register with easyliveauction.com in order to bid. There will be NO TELEPHONE BIDS. You can place commission bids prior to date of sale via Easylive Auction’s website. None will be taken on sale day.

We are operating an online bidding service via easyLiveAuction.com.

PLEASE NOTE that bidders can choose EITHER to pay a £3.00 registration fee paid to Easy Live auction prior to bidding, OR any lots purchased during the auction will be subject to a 3% Commission charge and VAT at the rate imposed on the hammer price. Please see Easy Live’s T & C’s here: https://www.easyliveauction.com/legal/terms-and-conditions/, for more information.

There are no commission fees payable to the Organisers of this auction no further buyer’s premiums.


BIDDING CONDITIONS

1. All Bidders and Artists acknowledge and accept that these Terms and Conditions are binding upon them and apply to any sale of any Lot in this Auction.

2. These Terms shall become binding on the Buyer when the Buyer completes registration, and by making a bid for any of the lots advertised in the catalogue all prospective buyers acknowledge that their attention has been drawn to these conditions of sale and that they are bound by them.

3. All Lots will be offered for sale using numbers appearing in the Catalogue at the start of the description of each Lot. The Lots will be offered for sale in strict numerical order, starting with the lowest Lot number first, unless otherwise announced by the Auctioneer before the first Lot in this Catalogue is offered for sale. However, the Auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw, consolidate or alter the order of any lots at their discretion.

4. The Auctioneer may advance the bidding for any Lot in steps fixed in the Auctioneer’s absolute discretion.

5. The bidding to be registered at the discretion of the Auctioneer who reserves the right to accept or reject any bid and in the case of lots upon which there is a Reserve, the Auctioneer shall have the right to bid on behalf of the Artist.

6. Lots may be withdrawn at the discretion of the organisers.

7. In the event of a mistake made by the Auctioneer during this Auction, either continue the bidding for the Lot or stop the bidding and offer the Lot for auction again. If any Lot is offered for Auction again, all previous bids shall cease to apply, provided always that the Auctioneer may in his absolute discretion re-execute any bids from Absentee-Bidders.

8. No Lot will be sold below 10% of the lower estimate appearing in this Catalogue unless the Auctioneer is instructed otherwise by the Artist, and the Auctioneer announces prior to the commencement of the bidding on any Lot that there is a lower Reserve or no Reserve, in relation to that particular Lot.

9. The highest Bidder will be the Purchaser. If any dispute arises between the Bidders, such dispute shall be settled by the Auctioneer. The The Auctioneer reserves the right of absolute discretion in all disputes between Bidders.

10. The Organisers act as agents only for the Artist, and they are not responsible for any faults or defects in any lot or the correctness of any statement as to the condition of any lot.


PAYMENT

Legal title of the lot(s) will not pass to the Buyer until the lot(s) has been paid for in full. All payment will be organised through PAW.

Once they have received the list of winning bidders, PAW will send out invoices by email after the Auction, but they do not accept responsibility for notifying you of the result of your bid before this. The result of bids can be seen on the easyliveauction platform.

Please note that payment will be by BACs transfer payable to PAW, and their sort code and account number will be on the invoice you receive. Payment by cheque also accepted.

Payment to PAW is due on receipt of invoice. Failure to do this will incur a weekly 10% late payment charge.

Note that the Artists have agreed to donate 25% of the purchase price of their pieces to the Dorset Community Coronavirus Fund and 15% to PAW (Charity No. 11140350).


SENDING OF GOODS

Artists offer a pack and send service but no lots will be available to the Purchaser until they have made payment in full. Note that the associated costs of postage, packaging, insurance, etc is ADDITIONAL to the price paid for the lot.

It is the responsibility of the Buyer to arrange with the Artist the postage and packaging or collection of any lots purchased within 24 hours of the sale. The Organisers accept no responsibility for any packaging carried out by any Artist or by a third party. Appropriate insurance is recommended to be taken out by the purchaser, the Organisers accepts no liability for any damages caused during the postal process.

If you decide you wish to collect your artwork you must email your intention first to the Organisers, which we will forward to the Artist who will then deal with you directly. The Artist will then arrange a time and place to meet complying with all COVID-19 safety guidelines. If you prefer, once the item has been paid for, the Artist may agree to store your purchased items free of charge until such times as you are ready to collect.
SENDING OF GOODS

Artists offer a pack and send service but no lots will be available to the Purchaser until they have made payment in full. Note that the associated costs of postage, packaging, insurance, etc is ADDITIONAL to the price paid for the lot.

It is the responsibility of the buyers to arrange with the artists the postage and packaging or collection of any lots purchased within 24 hours of the sale. The Auctioneers accept no responsibility for any packaging carried out by any Artist or by a third party. Appropriate insurance is recommended to be taken out by the purchaser, the Auctioneer accepts no liability for any damages caused during the postal process.