Sale 16AS02 | Lot 50

Chinese Boxwood Ruyi Sceptre

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art

Lot Details

Lot 50
Chinese Boxwood Ruyi Sceptre
Qing Dynasty
Carved in relief with billowing ruyi head clouds forming the curved shaft, the head with five bats dispersed within vaporous cloud swirls, the patina of a warm caramel brown color. Length 11 1/4 inches.


Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $2,812 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Nicely carved. Some small cracks around top of shaft where joins head but does not appear to have broken through. Light overall wear, nice patina.


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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $2,812 (includes buyer's premium)

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Asian Works of Art

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