15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 5,000
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A BOXWOOD RUYI-SCEPTRE, 19TH CENTURY
carved as a section of gnarled wood with the upper terminal ending in conjoined lingzhi sprays, with further small sprays issuing from the sides of the central woody stem -- 17¾in. (54cm.) high.
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