The Zorensky Family Porcelain Collection

January 19, 2024 10:00 AM CST
Live Auction

61 Lots

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Selkirk Auctioneers & Appraisers

Location: St. Louis, MO, US

Phone: 314-696-9041

Payment

Accepted Forms of Payment: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Money Order / Cashiers Check, Personal Check, Visa, Wire Transfer

Shipping

Shipment is the full responsibility of the buyer. A full list of preferred third-party shippers can be found on our website at the bottom of the page: https://www.selkirkauctions.com/buy-sell/post-auction-services/. Selkirk will not be responsible for any loss, damage, theft, or otherwise responsible for any items left in Selkirk's possession fifteen (15) days after the sale. If arrangements for shipping have not been made and communicated within thirty (30) days, Selkirk reserves the right, at this time, to charge a storage fee of $10 per lot per day for furniture and large format items and $5 per lot per day for all other items, and within sixty (60) days, at its own discretion, sell any items left on the premises. Accumulated fees resulting from storage and insurance cost will be taken out of any proceeds.

Objects that contain materials of endangered or protected species may be subject to regulations disallowing export and import into other states or countries. It is the buyer's responsibility to be aware of all applicable laws and regulations and to obtain any required export or import licenses or certificates and any other required documentation.

This historic auction is comprised exclusively of pieces from the renowned Zorensky Porcelain Collection, featuring pieces from Worcester, Herend, Wedgwood, Majolica, and more. Lovingly curated by Milton and Jeanne Zorensky best known for their renowned collection of Worcester porcelain. Preview live in our Gallery: Wednesday, January 17, 2024 10am-5pm Thursday, January 18, 2024 10am-5pm
Buyer's Premium
$0-1,000,000: 30.0%
$1,000,001-5,000,000: 25.0%
$5,000,001+: 20.0%
Bid Increments
From: To: Increments:
$0 $29 $5
$30 $99 $10
$100 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $2,999 $100
$3,000 $4,999 $250
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $29,999 $1,000
$30,000 $49,999 $2,500
$50,000 $99,999 $5,000
$100,000 $299,999 $10,000
$300,000 $499,999 $25,000
$500,000 + $50,000

Conditions of Sale

Acceptance of Conditions of Sale: By registering to bid at auction, you (bidder) agree to the terms and conditions (Conditions of Sale). Bidders are encouraged to read and understand all of the terms and conditions associated with an auction before bidding.

Buyer's Premium: A buyer's premium will be added to the hammer price and is payable by the
buyer as part of the total purchase price. Buyer's Premium is 25% of the hammer
price up to and including $1 million, 20% Buyer's Premium in excess of $1.0
million, and 15% Buyer's Premium in excess $5.0 million. Any bidder bidding
online, including Selkirk's own site, agrees to pay an additional 5% Premium.

Selkirk Payment Terms: Selkirk accepts payment in the form of cash, check, credit, or bank transfer; and reserves the right in its own discretion to reject any form of payment in preference to another. Payment is required within five (5) business days of the auction. Payments by check or credit card must be accompanied by valid identification. The purchaser agrees to pay Selkirk a fee of $50 for any returned checks. Credit card payments will be accepted strictly with a signed credit card authorization form and photo identification. Selkirk reserves the right to hold any purchases until payments by check or credit have cleared. For jewelry purchases over $1,000 USD, acceptable methods of payment are cash, cashiers' check, or
wire transfer. Buyers are not permitted to split an open balance across multiple payment methods.

All purchases greater than or equal to $10,000 USD must be paid for by wire or ACH transfer. Payments of this nature are subject to an additional fee of $13 USD for domestic and $20 USD for international. Please contact our office for bank transfer details.

A buyer's premium will be added to the hammer price and is payable by the buyer as part of the total purchase price. Buyer's Premium is 25% of the hammer price up to and including $1 million, 20% Buyer's Premium in excess of $1.0 million, and 15% Buyer's Premium in excess $5.0 million. Any bidder bidding online, including Selkirk's own site, agrees to pay a higher buyer's premium.

Unless exempt by law, the buyer will be required to pay all applicable sales or use tax. A tax exemption form must be provided to Selkirk in advance of payment for sales tax to be removed from an invoice.

If the buyer fails to make payment within ten (10) business days of the sale, without prior arrangements, Selkirk reserves the right to charge the credit card on file. Selkirk may also in our sole discretion exercise one or more other remedies, including but not limited to: (i) reject future bidding, (ii) charge interest of 2% per day on the total purchase price on any balance remaining, (iii) with thirty (30) days' notice, resell the lot, or sell any property belonging to the buyer that remains in Selkirk's possession and apply the proceeds to the amount owed, with understanding that if the lot sells at a price lower than that which is owed, the buyer will still be held liable for the remaining portion, (iv) bring legal proceedings against you to recover the balance owed in addition to any other loss, interest and legal fees or (v) take any other such action as we deem to be necessary or appropriate.

Any disputes a buyer may have regarding a purchase must be submitted to Selkirk in writing within thirty (30) days of the sale date.

Shipping Terms: Shipment is the full responsibility of the buyer. A full list of preferred third-party shippers can be found on our website at the bottom of the page: https://www.selkirkauctions.com/buy-sell/post-auction-services/. Selkirk will not be responsible for any loss, damage, theft, or otherwise responsible for any items left in Selkirk's possession fifteen (15) days after the sale. If arrangements for shipping have not been made and communicated within thirty (30) days, Selkirk reserves the right, at this time, to charge a storage fee of $10 per lot per day for furniture and large format items and $5 per lot per day for all other items, and within sixty (60) days, at its own discretion, sell any items left on the premises. Accumulated fees resulting from storage and insurance cost will be taken out of any proceeds.

Objects that contain materials of endangered or protected species may be subject to regulations disallowing export and import into other states or countries. It is the buyer's responsibility to be aware of all applicable laws and regulations and to obtain any required export or import licenses or certificates and any other required documentation.

Selkirk Condition Report Policy: All descriptions of lots whether written or oral, inclusive of condition, creator, material, or period are a matter of opinion and no statement shall be deemed as a guarantee or implied warranty. All lots are sold "as is". Selkirk makes no warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or desired use. Selkirk assumes no liability for the failure to identify materials from endangered or protected species or for incorrectly identifying such materials. Reference to condition written, oral or within a condition report shall not be regarded as a full account of condition and may not include all defects, alterations, or restorations. Absence of a condition report does not imply a lot is flawless or lacking imperfections or damage. Additionally, we shall not be held liable for variations of color or appearance between the actual lot and the images depicted online or in print. Selkirk strongly advises personal physical inspection of any lot prior to bidding. The copyright of all images, illustrations and written material produced by or for Selkirk pertaining to a lot, including the contents of our catalogue, is, and shall remain at all times, the property of Selkirk and shall not be used by the buyer, nor by anyone else, without our prior written consent. Returns shall not be accepted on the basis of condition.