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    Sale 2611

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1936

    A FINELY CARVED THREE-COLOURED LACQUER RUYI

    Price Realised  

    A FINELY CARVED THREE-COLOURED LACQUER RUYI
    QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY

    Of characteristic arched handle form, the shaft carved with one of The Eight Immortals, Li Tieguai beneath pine trees in a rocky glade, divided at the mid-section with Bogutu within a bracket-lobed panel, between further panels of flower sprays and a Buddhist lion, the end with a bat in flight in a ruyi frame with a hook suspending a tasseled cord
    15 1/8 in. (38.5 cm.) long, box


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please kindly note that the Chinese caption for this lot in the catalogue is incorrect.