Buying at Novartia Auctions
All lots will be offered and sold subject to this Condition of Sale as well as any Glossary and posted announcements. By bidding at auction, bidders are bound by those Conditions and Glossary, as amended by any announcements or posted notices, which together form the contract of sale between the successful bidder (buyer), Novartia (auctioneer), and the consignor (seller) of the lot. Description or photographs of lots are not warranties and each lot is sold "as is" in accordance with the Conditions of Sale.
Condition of Lots:
All properties are sold "AS IS" "WHERE IS". All sales are final. Condition reports in auction catalog are not guaranteed and may vary in accuracy. It is the responsibility of prospective bidders to inspect the property. All condition reports, measurements, opinion of values, age and quality are offered by Novartia but are not guaranteed. Neither the auction house, nor the consignor, is responsible for the accuracy of printed or verbal descriptions or its authenticity. We do not guarantee or warranty clocks. All weights and measurements are approximate. Artist's names, signatures do not carry warranty and are not guaranteed unless Certificate of Authenticity accompanies lot. Provenance will be provided when available but is not guaranteed.
Novartia Auctions and its representatives do not claim any expertise. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client; it is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Novartia Auction shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Frames on artwork are not included as part of purchase or condition.
Novartia Auctions will not undertake packing or shipping. The purchaser must designate and arrange for the services of an independent shipper and be responsible for all shipping and insurance expenses. Novartia Auctions will, upon request, provide names of professional packers and shippers but will not be held responsible for the service or have any liability for providing this information. Reliable pre-auction estimates of shipping costs of lots offered in this sale may be obtained from: