10 May 2016
A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE RUYI-FORM WASHER
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
The vessel is boldly carved in the form of a ruyi, decorated to the exterior with two bats in flight and leafy branches bearing flowers. The stone is of a pale tone with russet inclusions.
6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) long, wood stand
From an important collection formed by R. W. Symonds (1889-1958) for Mr & Mrs Jack Steinberg.
With John Sparks, London, March 1969.
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