• Lot 232

    SCEPTRE RUYI EN JADE VERT EPINARD

    CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, XVIIIEME SIECLE

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    SCEPTRE RUYI EN JADE VERT EPINARD
    CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, XVIIIEME SIECLE
    Sculpté en forme de branchage tortueux, l'extrémité en forme de lingzhi, le manche rehaussé de plusieurs petits chanmpignons de tailles diverses
    Longueur: 20,7 cm. (8 1/8 in.)


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    The lingzhi is known as a symbol of Longevity and Happiness. Sceptres of this form are auspicious objects which were given as birthday presents to emperors in conveying the wish for Prosperity.
    See a white jade ruyi sceptre from the Qing dynasty, illustrated in Jadeware (III) - The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, Hong Kong 1995, p.37, pl.29
    Compare also with the celadon and russet jade ruyi sceptre sold in these Rooms, 15 June 2004, lot 71.

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    Post Lot Text

    A SPINACH JADE RUYI SCEPTRE
    CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY