Terms and Conditions

Buyer’s commission

Our buyer’s commission is 29,5% including local VAT and will be charged on top of the hammerprice.

Droit de suite

Droit de suite applies to: Original pieces made by artists up to 70 years after passing who are nationals or residents of any country part of the EU or EER or from any country with equal legislation concerning droite de suite. Veilinggebouw de Zwaan B.V. will, in accordance with the Dutch auction houses, recover the statutory droit de suite fee from the buyer. De Zwaan will also see to the financial processing.

The droit de suite fee will be calculated starting at € 3.000,- on the sales price including premiums (excluding VAT) as composed of the following percentages:

> € 3.000 – < € 50.000       4%
> € 50.000 – < € 200.000    3%
> € 200.000 – < € 350.000  1%
> € 350.000 – < € 500.000  0,5%
> € 500.000 – 0,25%
(with a maximum of  € 12.500,-)