Sunday, August 21, 2022
LOT #64

Japanese Mokugyo Buddhist Carved Wood Slit-Drum Set

(3) lacquered, of graduated size; the middle-sized having indistinct inscription on side below handle; together with a Southeast Asian carved wood architectural piece depicting a turbaned rider on a rearing horse, trampling a foe, retaining carved tenons for attachment to a structure (23.75-inches tall by 12-inches wide by 4-inches long)

Estimate: $250 - $450

Hammer Price: $225

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

Dimensions: Height: 11 3/4 inches, Width: 9 inches, Depth: 7 1/2 inches (largest slit-drum)

Condition: Good, overall moderate to heavy wear consistent with normal use; chips and losses to lacquer; largest having occasional checks along grain; architectural piece having loss to horse head, fore leg, occasional chips and checks

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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