19 March 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 12,500
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID ZITAN RUYI SCEPTRE
The curved shaft and head inlaid with mother-of-pearl plaques, those on the quatrefoil mid-section and lingzhi-form head carved in relief with interlocked lotus scroll, the sceptre inlaid all over on both sides in silver wire with archaistic scroll, a taotie mask, lotus blossom and tassled chime, the narrow sides and inlaid plaques surrounded by a silver wire fret border
15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) long, box
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