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    Sale 11929

    The Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Scholar's Objects

    17 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1128

    A ROOTWOOD RUYI SCEPTER

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROOTWOOD RUYI SCEPTER
    19TH CENTURY
    The scepter is formed from a length of root wood, with the head comprised of a natural gnarl.
    20 ¾ in. (52.7 cm.) long


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    Compare with another natural rootwood ruyi scepter illustrated by G. Tsang and H. Moss in Arts from the Scholar's Studio, Hong Kong, 1986, p. 145, no. 116.

    Provenance

    Katie Jones, London.