15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 5,000
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A White jade and dark wood ruyi sceptre, 19th Century
the polished wood frame inset to either terminal and to the centre with three oval jade plaques carved in low relief with branches of oversized peach and finger-citron fruits, variously amongst quail and flying bats --20¼in. (51.5cm.) wide.
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