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1: Doris Duke's replica of the Aphorn Phimok Pavilion

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Description

Doris Duke's full scale replica of the Aphorn Phimok Pavilion, Commissioned by Doris Duke in 1964 and built by Thai artisans, carved, gilded, inlaid and red lacquered teak, one of only five known examples in the world, approx. 75'h x 46'l x 18'w (erected). The pavilion is ideal for inclusion in a botanical setting, or any outdoor venue with the breadth to showcase this bold architectural statement piece.

Buyer's Note:
This lot will not be available for preview at the Morristown Armory. Removal of this lot from its' current location at Duke Farms will be the sole responsibility of the purchaser at his/her own risk and expense. This lot is currently stored in the indoor tennis court at Duke Farms and may require a rigging team and possible deinstallation of window frames for removal. Please contact Millea Bros. directly for more information.

Provenance:
Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection









Condition

Condition Report: overall fair, completeness not guaranteed, inlay loss and water damage
Buyer's Premium

22% up to 500,000
17% above 500,001

Estimate $10,000 – $15,000
Starting Bid $5,000
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7:00 AM - May 21, 2010
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Auctioneer
Millea Bros Ltd

Contact

607 Myrtle Ave
Boonton, NJ 07005
United States


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