7 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,875
GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A WHITE JADE RUYI SCEPTRE PLAQUE, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
of oval form, finely carved in relief with a caparisoned elephant, its head turned towards the back, its canopy decorated with bats and rockwork amongst waves, surrounded by further bats, foliage and a ruyi head -- 5¼in. (13.3cm.) wide, metal stand.
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