London, South Kensington
7 December 2000
A Chinese jade and silver-inlaid wooden ruyi-sceptre
the wooden mounts decorated in silver wire with a ruyi-head above calligraphic script, inset with three oval pale celadon jade panels carved with figures among rockwork and pine, fitted brocade silk mounts within rectangular velvet lined wooden stand -- 22in. (56cm.) long, (minor damages).
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