17 March 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,750
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
A STAINED OR LACQUERED BOXWOOD RUYI SCEPTER
The scepter is carved in the form of lingzhi, with two caps making up the head of the scepter, and two smaller caps below.
16 in. (40.6 cm.) long
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
+1 212 636 2180
Kagedo Gallery, Orcas, Washington.
S. Little, Spirit Stones of China, the Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Chinese Stones, Paintings, and Related Scholars' Objects, Chicago, 1999, no. 49.
Why our specialist had to advise their owner to sit down before explaining what they might be worth
International Academic Director Rosemary Scott peels back the layers of meaning in peonies, jasmine, morning glories and more
Top tips for collecting Song ceramics, from learning how to identify an original to displaying intricate works
From the colour of your outfit to the number of dragons on your coat, how Qing-dynasty clothing told everyone exactly who you were