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Mercurius Fine Arts & Antiques GmbH
Art and antique trade, interior design services

Tax identification number: ATU71919427
Company registration number: 466216M
Court: Vienna

Managing Director: Philip Wietz

Our contact details:
Mercurius Fine Arts & Antiques GmbH
Lerchenfelderstraße 13/6/42
1070 Vienna

Phone: +43 (0)1 9571853

Our bank connection:
Bank: Bank Austria
IBAN: AT301200010019491249


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Liability for content on this website

We generated the contents of this site with great care. We assume no responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the content on this site.

Under the general law we are responsible for our the content we place on this site. We are not obliged to monitor transmitted or stored information or to investigate any circumstances which could indicate illegal activity. Otherwise, our responsibility under the general law to remove or block the use of particular types of information remains unchanged.

Liability only assumes from the date we receive notice of a specific infringement. We will immediately remove the offending content upon being notified of violations.

Liability for links to third party websites

Our site contains links to external websites.

The operators of third party sites are responsible for the content on their sites. We have no influence over the contents of external websites. We, therefore, do not assume or accept any responsibility for the contents of linked websites.

We take all care to ensure websites do not contain any legal violations when we link them to this site, however it is not reasonably possible for us to continuously monitor the content on linked sites. We, therefore, do not accept or assume responsibility for the content found on linked sites.
If we receive notice of a legal violation, we will immediately remove the link to the offending site.


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Terms and Conditions:

Scopes of Application provisions are binding for business transactions between sellers and buyers regarding the exclusion of contrary conditions of purchase.

OFFER is accepted by the receiver offers have not binding. Festbestellungen in handling overrides view orders. – I am sorry I have no idea what is being said here. perhaps… – Any offer is not binding until it has been accepted in writing.

Delivery dates need to be authentic, the explicit agreement certain. – I am sorry, I have no idea what is being said here… perhaps – Delivery dates will be arranged by agreement in writing between the parties.

Shipping, Inspection Duty & Packaging

All goods are shipped at the expense and risk of the buyer, this includes payment of any inspection duties.

The buyer also assumes responsibility for the cost of transport insurance, unless the parties otherwise agree.

The buyer assumes responsibility for inspecting the goods upon receipt and for immediately reporting any damage to the shipping company directly.

The seller will not honor and claims for visible damage after delivery, except in justifiable cases.

Returns are made at the risk and expense of the buyer. The buyer is responsible for any transport insurance for returns.

For is possible to dispose of the related packages from us as usual via the dual system for sales packaging. – I am sorry I have no idea what is being said here –

If you have more questions, please feel free to contact us.


For the nature of things, the seller does not guarantee the purchase; such is deemed to be in the descriptions that have been made to the best of my knowledge. I am not sure what is being said here…perhaps The nature of items: The seller has made every attempt to provide accurate descriptions of its products and does not guarantee the actual nature of the items described.

Defects: The seller is not liable to pay damages to a buyer for any flaws (this also includes artwork which has been shown to lack authenticity) which the seller was not aware of at the time of sale. Warranties for product defects expire within one year from the date of purchase.

These sellers as a commission agent in its own name on behalf of others, then his liability for material defects and defects to a buyer who is not a consumer, excluded, unless the seller knowingly and willingly deceives the buyer; optionally against his client (principals) existing claims will assign to the buyer, the seller. Not sure about this one – perhaps…
The seller acts as an agent on commission in its own name and on behalf of others. Its liability for material defects and for defects to a buyer who is not a consumer is excluded, unless the seller was aware of the defects at the time of sale and knowingly and willingly deceived the buyer to purchase the item/s. Any claims made against an agent is made against the seller.

The installation of used lamps must be carried out at their own expense by a master company for electrical installation by the customer. Use lamps must be installed at the buyer’s expense by a licensed electrician.


The purchase price is payable upon receipt of the items.


The buyer will be in default if the buyer fails to pay the purchase price within 30 days of the date of purchase. The buyer will be charged interest while the buyer is in default at a rate of 5% above the yearly rate of the European Central Bank.

Charging interest on the default payment does not preclude any claims for damages made on behalf of the seller.

The seller may cancel the contract if the buyer fails to meet a reasonable grace-period for payment.


Ownership of the goods only transfers once the buyer has paid the full purchase price.


The purchaser may not make an offset claim against the seller unless it is about an undisputed or legally established claim.


The buyer and seller agree the deemed place, performance, and jurisdiction of all commercial transitions performed with the seller is Vienna.

The same applies as if the buyer has no general jurisdiction in Germany.


The seller and buyer agree that Austrian law is the applicable law for transactions with the seller.

The UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods – CISG does not apply in this instance.

Should any of the above-mentioned provisions be deemed to be wholly or partially ineffective, the validity of the remainder of the contract remains unaffected to the extent the ineffective provisions do not apply to it.


I) You can cancel your contract within one month without giving reasons in writing (e.g. letter, email, fax), or by returning the goods before the deadline.

The period begins upon written notice being received by the seller, but not before the buyer receives the consignment (in case of recurring deliveries of similar goods not before the first partial delivery) and also does not fulfill our obligations under Article 246 § 2 in connection with § 1 . 1 and 2 draft Law and our obligations according to § 312g para. 1 sentence 1 BGB in conjunction with Article 246 § 3 BGB. The revocation period must be sufficient to send the revocation or the goods.

II) The revocation must be sent to:

Mercurius Fine Arts & Antiques GmbH
Lerchenfelderstraße 13/6/42
1070 Vienna
Phone.: +43 (0)1 9571853

III) Returns:

Refunds are limited to returns made for reasons beyond the consideration of characteristics and functioning which could have been tested in store.

Regarding the return costs in case of withdrawal departing from the statutory scheme as follows:
The return shipment is free of charge to you.

Goods which cannot be posted will be picked up.

Refunds on refunds will be made within 30 days of the return being effected. The period for refund commences when the buyer sends a cancellation or the goods back to the seller, with the original receipt.

End of cancellation policy.