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    Sale 7431

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 80

    A ZITAN RUYI SCEPTRE

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A ZITAN RUYI SCEPTRE
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Carved and pierced in the form of a naturalistic gnarled trunk, with a deer standing beneath the 'Three Friends', pine, prunus and bamboo trailing along the shaft to the large ruyi-head terminal, the deer and some flowers detailed with inset stones, the wood of a dark patina
    19¼ in. (49 cm.) long


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