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    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 280

    A carved three-colour lacquer ruyi sceptre


    Price Realised  


    A carved three-colour lacquer ruyi sceptre
    The ruyi head well carved through the red, green and ochre layers with a standing figure of a scholar under a tree among rocks, the arched shaft carved with a central section of 'antiques' between lotus, bamboo, a buddhistic lion and lingzhi, terminating with a bat enclosed in a ruyi-shaped panel, all reserved on diaper ground, the reverse with a swastika and trellis pattern, the sides with a key fret band, some damages
    38.5 cm. long

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