PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. ROBERT AND MRS. PATRICIA JACOBSEN, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA
A FINELY CARVED THREE-COLOR LACQUER RUYI SCEPTER
The ruyi-shaped head is carved with Shoulao beside an attendant and a deer, the top of the shaft with shaped panels enclosing various blossoming branches, and the reverse with scroll borders and a knotted cord in the center, all on a wan-diaper ground.
15 in. (38.2 cm.) long, softwood box
Spink & Son, London, December 1978.