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Lot 344: Large Ancient Chinese or Korean Iron Spear Battle Lance Head with Bronze Elements.

Sofe Design Auctions

November 13, 2021
Richardson, TX, US

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Description

Total length (inside scabbard if present) : 15 1/2", Blade length : 8 1/2". ~~ DEAR BIDDERS, Please View More Detailed Close-Up Images by visiting our website - Sofedesignauctions.com ~ Thank you ! ~~~~~~. Detailed condition reports are not included in this catalog. For additional information, including condition reports, please contact us at [email protected]

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Payment

Accepted forms of payment: MasterCard, Money Order / Cashiers Check, Other, Personal Check, Visa, Wire Transfer

Shipping

SHIPPING ARRANGEMENTS:

Sofe Design Auctions offers both in-house and third party shipping worldwide.

IN-HOUSE PACKING AND SHIPPING IS AVAILABLE WITHIN THE USA ONLY for NON FRAGILE, SMALL/MEDIUM, NON BULKY ITEMS.

We'll be able to calculate shipping cost once payment for your lot/s has been received and cleared. You'll be able to pay for in-house shipping over the phone/email/fax using VISA or MasterCard (no additional processing fee will apply). Please email us at [email protected] to receive a shipping/handling/insurance quote. Include your name, invoice # , lots ## in the subject line. Please allow 24-48 hours to receive a reply. We are processing invoices in the order they were received / paid.
All Items will be shipped insured via the UPS within 7 business days (personal and business checks hold time is 5-7 days).

INTERNATIONAL BIDDERS: We provide a list of reputable third party shippers as a courtesy only, and will not be held liable for any damages, loss, delays, or quotes.
THESE THIRD PARTY SHIPPING AGENTS ARE RECOMMENDED:

The UPS Store # 3734
Contact Person - Brad Scales
Phone number: 972-335-3491
Email: [email protected]


The UPS Store # 3064
Contact Person - Britt Roberts
Phone: 972-669-9500
Email: [email protected]

Navis Pack & Ship Dallas
Contact Person - Marc Oxford
Phone: 972-870-1212
Email: [email protected]

Time Logistical Services - delivery within the USA
Contact Manager : Robert B. Smith
1911 Gulf Blvd
Indian Rocks Beach
Florida, 33785
PHONE 727-643-3629
Registered Agent Name
SMITH, CATERINA V

Third Party Shipping Agent Pick Up:
You, the buyer must complete the 'Shipping Release Authorization Form' on-line. Please visit our website at https://www.sofedesignauctions.com

or by following the link below:

https://sofedesignauctions.com/shipping.php

For your protection we will not release your lot/s to the third party agents without your signed authorization.

Purchased items not picked up from our auction facility within 14 business days of the auction will be assessed a storage fee of 5.00USD per day, per item. WE ARE NOT A STORAGE FACILITY! LATE FEES WILL BE INFORCED! You authorize us to re-sell on your behalf any item not picked up within 30 calendar days. The costs of storage, plus any other costs directly related to the item, and an auctioneer's commission of 25%, will be subtracted from the proceeds unless other arrangements have been made with Sofe Design Auctions. The minimum charge will be 100.00USD.

Property not collected within 60 days of the close of the auction will be considered abandoned and any monies paid to SOFE DESIGN AUCTIONS, LLC by the purchaser will be considered liquidated damages.









Buyer's Premium

$0 - 199,999: 25.0%
$200,000+: 25.0%

From: To: Increment:
$0 $29 $5
$30 $99 $10
$100 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $4,999 $100
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $49,999 $1,000
$50,000 $99,999 $2,500
$100,000 $199,999 $5,000
$200,000 $499,999 $10,000
$500,000 $999,999 $25,000
$1,000,000 $1,999,999 $50,000
$2,000,000 $4,999,999 $100,000
$5,000,000+ $250,000

Extended Bidding

5 minutes/bid

Sofe Design Auctions, LLC Terms of sale

SOFE DESIGN AUCTIONS, LLC TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE:

The terms and conditions of auction purchases ("Sale") are outlined here
and are applicable to any and all sales made through SOFE DESIGN AUCTIONS ("Auctioneer"). This includes sales completed in person, online, or absentee/phone bid. All sales will be completed at the discretion of the Auctioneer, and the Auctioneer reserves the right to cancel any sales and deny future transactions with any customer ("Buyer") if these terms are not met. All merchandise brought to sale by Auctioneer has been consigned by independent owners ("Consignor"), some items have confidential reserve.
NO EXCHANGE, NO RETURNS, NO TRANSFERS, NO CANCELLING BIDS PLACED ON LINE.
No warranty, all items AS IS AND WHERE IS.

ALL SALES ARE FINAL:
Credit card charge backs are not allowed. By agreeing to these terms, you are also agreeing not to reverse any credit card charges. This agreement supersedes any agreement customers may have with their bank or any other financial institution, including but not limited to credit card companies.

SOFE DESIGN AUCTIONS, its agents and employees, and the consignors do not warrant any lot to be merchantable, or to be suited for any purchase, and they do not assume any risk, liability or responsibility for any persons as to authenticity, genuineness, culture, source, origin, attribution, period, purpose or measurements of any lot. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, it is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. SOFE DESIGN AUCTIONS shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

BEFORE THE AUCTION SALE
All buyers are strongly advised to inspect all items before auction as all items are sold "AS IS", "WHERE IS". Although Auctioneer makes every effort to express accurate descriptions and commentary given to Buyers online, in Auctioneer's catalog, marketing material or verbal interactions, Auctioneer makes no guarantee or warranty of any kind with respect to the physical condition, size, quality, rarity, medium and materials, age, authenticity, provenance, culture, source, or historic significance of any goods. Employees, consignors, or any other representative of SOFE DESIGN AUCTIONS are not authorized to provide written or verbal guarantees. Buyers must depend on their own review of the merchandise.

Absentee and Phone bids are accepted at the Auctioneer's discretion. Buyers registering for phone or absentee bids must do so before 5 p.m. the day prior to the auction. All phone or absentee bids must be submitted in writing a signed agreement of the terms by Buyer via fax, email, or online submission to Auctioneer to be accepted. Auctioneer will not be held responsible if unable to reach buyers wishing to bid by phone. Auctioneer shall not be held responsible or liable for absentee or phone bids that are missed or otherwise not executed. Cancellation of any phone or absentee bids must be submitted in writing and executed at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to the start of the auction. Submission in writing via fax, or email will be the only guarantee methods of cancellation acceptance. Online Bids are accepted at the Auctioneer's discretion through AuctionMobility.com, Invaluable.com, AuctionZip.com, Liveauctioneers.com. All buyers who register to bid online via AuctionMobility.com, Invaluable.com, AuctionZip.com, Liveauctioneers.com are subject to approval by Auctioneers before registration is approved and must submit a signed agreement of the terms. Only those who submit for registration (24) hours prior to auction date will be guaranteed consideration for registration. All those submitting less than 24 hours before the start of an auction are only approved based on the discretion of the Auctioneer. The Buyer is responsible for all bids made on their AuctionMobility.com, Invaluable.com, AuctionZip.com, Liveauctioneers.com accounts. All bids received will be final. All bids via phone, fax, email, or in person are final and binding regardless of Buyer's input errors. Auctioneer also does not accept liability for technology, website or internet failure, or unforeseen circumstances that may influence the execution of bids.

The contact information provided by the purchaser must be accurate and true. The Auctioneer reserves the right to request a deposit of up to 10,000.00 USD to be provided before bidding and will be used against any and all purchases made at this auction house.
ALL BIDDERS WITH LIMITED BIDDING HISTORY, or/ OPEN DISPUTES WILL BE REQUIRED TO PAY A SECURITY DEPOSIT for the amount of 500.00 USD (US BIDDERS) - 1,000.00 USD (International Bidders).

All bidders who do not contact us to arrange payment 5 business days after the auction may have their credit card charged without notice. All credit card charges are final and may not be disputed. Disputing credit card charges will put buyers in violation of this agreement and will subject them to legal fees. This agreement supersedes any agreement customers may have with their bank or any other financial institution, including but not limited to credit card companies. Any items returned without prior written authorization will be considered abandoned and will become the property of SOFE DESIGN AUCTIONS, LLC.

Auctioneer and it's employees shall not be held liable for any damages or injury to person or property sustained as a result from handling merchandise including, but not limited to lifting, moving, loading, or packaging of merchandise before or after the sale.

IN-HOUSE packing and shipping is available within the US only.
Please email us to get a quote, include your shipping address and insurance requirements.
RECOMMENDED THIRD PARTY SHIPPERS:

Those arrangements and agreements are strictly between the buyer and the shipper. Sofe Design Auctions is not responsible for the buyers choice of a shipper or to any occurrences during shipping.

The UPS Store # 3734
Contact Person - Brad Scales
Phone number: 972-335-3491
Email: [email protected]

The UPS Store # 3064
Contact Person - Britt Roberts
Phone: 972-669-9500
Email: [email protected]

Navis Pack & Ship Dallas
Contact Person - Marc Oxford
Phone: 972-870-1212
Email: [email protected]

Time Logistical Services - delivery within the USA
Contact Manager : Robert B. Smith
1911 Gulf Blvd
Indian Rocks Beach
Florida, 33785
PHONE 727-643-3629
Registered Agent Name
SMITH, CATERINA V

Third Party Shipping Agent Pick-up:
Buyer must complete the 'Shipping Release Authorization Form' on our website at
https://www.sofedesignauctions.com

by following the link below:

https://sofedesignauctions.com/shipping.php

We will not release your lot/s without this authorization.

Purchased items not picked up from our auction facility within 14 business days of the auction will be assessed a storage fee of 5.00 USD per day, per item. WE ARE NOT A STORAGE FACILITY! LATE FEES WILL BE INFORCED! You authorize us to re-sell on your behalf any item not picked up within 30 calendar days. The costs of storage, plus any other costs directly related to the item, and an auctioneer's commission of 25%, will be subtracted from the proceeds unless other arrangements have been made with Sofe Design Auctions. The minimum charge will be 100.00 USD.

Property not collected within 60 days of the close of the auction will be considered abandoned and any monies paid to SOFE DESIGN AUCTIONS, LLC by the purchaser will be considered liquidated damages.


DURING THE AUCTION SALE
The Auctioneer is acting as agent only to the sale of merchandise and is not responsible for any actions of Consignors. All items are subject to a confidential reserve unless otherwise stated. Auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw any lots from the sale and to deny buyer's participation during a sale for any reason. Auctioneer reserves the right to reject any bid or bar any person from the Auctioneer's premises. Upon the occurrence of a dispute during or after a sale, Auctioneer's decision will be final. All information regarding merchandise is subject to clarification, changes or disclaimer at the time the item is being auctioned and will be sold based on Auctioneer's verbal or written information at time of the Sale. All bids via phone, fax, email, or in person are final and binding regardless of Buyer's input errors. Auctioneer also does not accept liability for technology, website or internet failure, or unforeseen circumstances that may influence the execution of bids.

AFTER AUCTION SALE
PAYMENT
Full payment includes hammer price, 25% buyer's premium and all applicable
taxes, VISA, Mastercard (3% merchant processing fee) or bank wire processing fees (25 USD).
All sales are final regardless of method of bidding or payment options.
Auctioneer DOES NOT accept PayPal.
Auctioneer may, at their discretion, hold merchandise until check or wired funds clear bank account. If payment is not received within ten (10) business days of the sale, Auctioneer reserves the right to cancel sale and resell merchandise at a public or private sale. Failure to provide payment will result in revoking the Buyer's right to participate in future sales with Auctioneer.
Payment options and terms for each type of auction participation is outline below.

FLOOR BIDS: All purchases are subject to a 20% buyer's premium.
Full payment must be made the day of the sale. Accepted methods of payment are cash, approved check, or Visa, MasterCard(3% merchant processing fee) Credit Cards limit is 5,000.00 USD per transaction. Checks must be drawn on a U.S. bank, and must have the same address as Bidder's Driver License. At Auctioneer's discretion, a money order, cashier's check or bank wire may be required. Failure to provide payment will result in revoking the Buyer's right to participate in future sales with Auctioneer.

ABSENTEE AND PHONE BIDS: All purchases are subject to a 20% buyer's premium.
Full payment must be made within five (5) business days of sale. Payment terms are check, money order, cashier's check or bank wire transfer(25 USD fee), VISA, Mastercard (3% merchant processing fee) Credit Cards limit is 5,000.00 USD per transaction. At Auctioneer's discretion, a money order, cashier's check or bank wire (25.00 USD fee) may be required. Failure to provide payment will result in revoking the Buyer's right to participate in future sales with Auctioneer.

ON-LINE via Invaluable.com, AuctionZip.com, Liveauctioneers.com BIDS: All purchases are subject to a 25% Buyer's Premium.
ON-LINE via AuctionMobility.com BIDS: All purchases are subject to a 23% Buyer's Premium.
Full payment must be made within five (5) business days of sale. Payments terms: VISA and Master card (credit card processing fee 3%), cash, check, money order, cashier's check or bank wire transfer (processing fee 25.00 USD). Credit Card limit is 5,000.00 USD per transaction. We can release items to your shipper within 24 hours if paid by cashiers checks or bank wire transfer. Personal checks take 7-10 days to clear by our bank.

All successful online Buyers will receive an emailed invoice within ( 24-48) hours of the end of a sale. If the Buyer does not receive notification within (48) hours, Buyer remains responsible for all items purchased and retains the responsibility of providing payment. If Buyer fails to provide cleared funds within five (5) business days of the sale, they will receive a negative feedback report associated with their Invaluable.com, AuctionZip.com, AuctionMobility.com, Liveauctioneers.com profile and will not be permitted to registration for future sales. All bidders who do not contact us to arrange payment within five (5) business days after the auction may have their credit card charged for the full invoice including all fees without notice. All credit card charges are final and may not be disputed. Disputing credit card charges will put buyers in violation of this agreement and will subject them to legal fees, punitive damages, etc.


TAXES: State and local taxes will be applied to all merchandise. Buyer will be exempt from taxes if Buyer presents to Auctioneer a current resale license number prior to auction.

Endangered Species. Certain property sold at auction such as Huanghuali, Huali, ivory, rhinoceros horn, tortoise shell, coral or whalebone, irrespective of age or value, may require a certificate or license before exportation and additional certificates or licenses upon importation to another country. SOFE DESIGN AUCTIONS suggests that buyers check on their government import requirements before placing a bid. Please note that the ability to obtain an export certification or license does not ensure the ability to get an import certification or license in another country, and vice versa. It is the purchaser's responsibility to obtain any export or import certificates and/or licenses as well as any other required documentation. In the case of denial of any export or import license or of delay in the obtaining of such licenses, the purchaser is still responsible for making on-time payment of the total purchase price for the lot. Although licenses can be obtained to export some types of endangered species, other types of endangered species may not be exported at all, and other types may not be resold in the United States. Please check with third party shippers if you are uncertain about whether a lot is subject to these export/import certificate and license requirements, or any other restrictions on exportation. Please also note that it is the purchaser's own responsibility to identify and obtain any necessary export, import, firearm, endangered species or other permit for the lot. Any notices in the sale catalog reflect SOFE DESIGN AUCTIONS reasonable opinion at the time of catalog and are for bidder's general guidance only. SOFE DESIGN AUCTIONS makes no representations or warranties as to whether any lot is , or is not subject to export or import restrictions.

STORAGE
Immediate removal of purchased merchandise is requested when payment is received, and shall be done at the expense, liability and risk of the Buyer. All arrangements for removal will be at the convenience of Auctioneer. Failure to remove merchandise immediately after completion of payment within the (14) business days following sale completion will be subject to storage fees of 5.00 USD per day per item. WE ARE NOT A STORAGE FACILITY! LATE FEES WILL BE INFORCED!
After (60) days items will be considered abandoned. Auctioneer will apply any deposit to loss, damages, and expense incurred in the resale of merchandise not paid for in full or removed in the time specified and shall retain any balance as liquidated damages.
Auctioneer does not accept responsibility of any agreements reached between Buyer and shippers, or any resulting loss, damage or delay resulting in the use of the shipper.

SALE of SPECIFIC and/or RESTRICTED GOODS
No Guarantee of Authenticity for ALL Jewelry and Jade: Due to the fact
that jade can be bleached and dyed among other techniques, SOFE DESIGN AUCTIONS CANNOT GUARANTEE the authenticity of the COLOR, AGE, or QUALITY of any jade items sold. All Jewelry and Jade will be sold AS-IS, without any warranties. All sales are final NO RETURNS will be accepted. Judgment of such qualities is the sole discretion of the Buyer. No Guarantee of Authenticity for Paintings: SOFE DESIGN AUCTIONS CANNOT GUARANTEE any aspect of the Paintings sold including authenticity, origin, age, quality, medium or provenance.

Endangered Species and CITES Permits: SOFE DESIGN AUCTIONS adheres to the
Texas and Federal laws pertaining to the sale of items containing endangered or protected species, and WILL NOT ACCEPT LIABILITY of items that may include any material such as ivory, rhinoceros horn, tortoise shell, coral, endangered woods, and whalebone. In the event an item is found to contain any amount of these products, it is the SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE BUYER to perform their due diligence and acknowledge any laws and regulations that apply to purchasing, importation and exportation laws. Bidders' Discretion is advised.



Contract

Your bid is a contract. Place a bid only if you're serious about buying the item. If you are the successful and winning bidder, you have entered into a legally binding contract to purchase the property from the seller. You should contact the seller to resolve any questions before placing a bid. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. THERE ARE NO RETURNS.
Bidding on an item indicates your understanding and acceptance of our Terms of Sale. If a purchaser breaches any of these Terms of Sale, including the obligation to pay for purchased items, SOFE DESIGN AUCTIONS, LLC may seek all remedies under the law including canceling the sale and re-offering the property without reserve.

Condition

All buyers are strongly advised to inspect all items before auction as all items are sold "AS IS", and "WHERE IS". Although Auctioneer makes every effort to express accurate descriptions and commentary given to Buyers online, in Auctioneer's catalog marketing material or verbal interactions, Auctioneer makes no guarantee or warranty of any kind with respect to the physical condition, size, quality, rarity, medium and materials, age, authenticity, provenance, culture, source, or historic significance of any goods. Employees, consignors, or any other representative of SOFE DESIGN AUCTIONS are not authorized to provide written or verbal guarantees. Buyers must depend on their own review of the merchandise. All merchandise is sold "AS IS", "WHERE IS", regardless of condition, or additional review of merchandise gained after the sale.
ALL SALES ARE FINAL.

Payments

ACCEPTED FORMS OF PAYMENTS

1. BY PHONE / FAX / EMAIL:
VISA and MasterCards accepted only (credit card processing fee is 3%).
Credit Card Limit is 5,000.00 USD per transaction.

2. US BANK cashier's checks, money orders, personal and business checks

PLEASE MAIL PAYMENTS TO:

SOFE DESIGN AUCTIONS, LLC

401 S. Sherman St., Ste., # 221
RICHARDSON, TEXAS, 75081
USA

3. Bank Wire Transfer (processing fee 25.00 USD). Instructions will be provided upon request.

We reserve the right to require bank checks for large purchases. Buyers not known to us who wish to write a check must provide a current letter of credit from their bank guaranteeing funds for that account. Credit arrangements must be made by the Friday prior to the day of auction so bank statements can be verified. We reserve the right to not issue a buyer's number or to withhold merchandise if appropriate credit has not been established.

Payment for all purchases is expected at time of purchase. Payment for successful Absentee, Phone bids and online bids are required within five (5) business days of the auction. Your signature on this form constitutes permission to charge successful phone and absentee bids to credit cards if payment is not received within five days of the auction.

Buyer's Premium

ON-LINE BIDS via INVALUABLE / LIVEAUCTIONEERS / AUCTIONZIP, PROXIBID: 25%
ON-LINE BIDS via AUCTIONMOBILITY.com: 23%
FLOOR BIDS: 20%
ABSENTEE and PHONE BIDS: 20% (credit card deposit for the amount of 500.00 USD is required for US Bidders and 1,000.00USD for International Bidders). All Absentee and Phone Bid Forms without a valid credit card information WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Taxes

All purchases are subject to State and local sales tax unless Certificate of Resale tax form is fully and completely filled out and received prior to time of purchase. Resale tax numbers from other states are accepted. International buyers are responsible for tariffs, taxes, or assessments of shipped items to the buyer's country.


Shipping Terms

SHIPPING ARRANGEMENTS:

Sofe Design Auctions offers both in-house and third party shipping worldwide.

IN-HOUSE PACKING AND SHIPPING IS AVAILABLE WITHIN THE USA ONLY for NON FRAGILE, SMALL/MEDIUM, NON BULKY ITEMS.

We'll be able to calculate shipping cost once payment for your lot/s has been received and cleared. You'll be able to pay for in-house shipping over the phone/email/fax using VISA or MasterCard (no additional processing fee will apply). Please email us at [email protected] to receive a shipping/handling/insurance quote. Include your name, invoice # , lots ## in the subject line. Please allow 24-48 hours to receive a reply. We are processing invoices in the order they were received / paid.
All Items will be shipped insured via the UPS within 7 business days (personal and business checks hold time is 5-7 days).

INTERNATIONAL BIDDERS: We provide a list of reputable third party shippers as a courtesy only, and will not be held liable for any damages, loss, delays, or quotes.
THESE THIRD PARTY SHIPPING AGENTS ARE RECOMMENDED:

The UPS Store # 3734
Contact Person - Brad Scales
Phone number: 972-335-3491
Email: [email protected]


The UPS Store # 3064
Contact Person - Britt Roberts
Phone: 972-669-9500
Email: [email protected]

Navis Pack & Ship Dallas
Contact Person - Marc Oxford
Phone: 972-870-1212
Email: [email protected]

Time Logistical Services - delivery within the USA
Contact Manager : Robert B. Smith
1911 Gulf Blvd
Indian Rocks Beach
Florida, 33785
PHONE 727-643-3629
Registered Agent Name
SMITH, CATERINA V

Third Party Shipping Agent Pick Up:
You, the buyer must complete the 'Shipping Release Authorization Form' on-line. Please visit our website at https://www.sofedesignauctions.com

or by following the link below:

https://sofedesignauctions.com/shipping.php

For your protection we will not release your lot/s to the third party agents without your signed authorization.

Purchased items not picked up from our auction facility within 14 business days of the auction will be assessed a storage fee of 5.00USD per day, per item. WE ARE NOT A STORAGE FACILITY! LATE FEES WILL BE INFORCED! You authorize us to re-sell on your behalf any item not picked up within 30 calendar days. The costs of storage, plus any other costs directly related to the item, and an auctioneer's commission of 25%, will be subtracted from the proceeds unless other arrangements have been made with Sofe Design Auctions. The minimum charge will be 100.00USD.

Property not collected within 60 days of the close of the auction will be considered abandoned and any monies paid to SOFE DESIGN AUCTIONS, LLC by the purchaser will be considered liquidated damages.