12 May 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 79,250
Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000
A WHITE JADE RUYI SCEPTRE
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-95)
The ruyi head finely carved in shallow relief with a descending bat above two peaches, the swollen mid-section with finger citron and a bat, the tip of the sceptre with a small medallion and another bat descending above two pomegranates
16½ in. (42 cm.) long
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