Saturday, June 25, 2022
LOT #43

Chinese / Tibetan Ceremonial Weapon and Object Assortment

(5) archaic style items including (2) mace heads / scepters and a pole arm head with jade axe blade each retaining original collection label; as well as a pole arm head with white jade insert; and jade-bladed dagger having jade handle with bronze double crescent blades

Estimate: $200 - $400

Hammer Price: $500

Provenance: The Estate of George "Yorgo" Demetrakopoulos; professor, assistant director of the Medieval Institute and assistant to the dean at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan from 1965-2000; collection stickers read "Townsend China"

Dimensions: Width: 5 1/4 inches, Length: 14 1/4 inches (jade axe pole arm (average))

Condition: Good to Fair, overall moderate to heavy wear; corrosion to metal components throughout; scepter with pointed end missing at least (2) jade inserts; chip to handle of jade dagger; dirt / debris accumulation throughout

Disclaimers: please note: this lot came from a house that had been closed for some time and a musty odor may be present

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Sales Tax: California (7.250%), Florida (6.000%), Georgia (8.500%), Kansas (6.500%), New Jersey (6.625%), New Mexico (5.125%), New York (8.875%), Pennsylvania (6.000%), Washington (10.500%)

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