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Carved Wood Ruyi Scepter with Jade Plaques

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
858
Sold for:
$6,518$5,500

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Carved Wood Ruyi Scepter with Jade Plaques, China, the sceptre finely carved with classical scrolls, inset with pale celadon jade with inlaid design of birds and floral motifs, the handle further inset with small pieces of lapis lazuli, jade, and malachite, engraved and gilded with characters "ji xiang ru yi" (may everything turn out well), lg. 18 3/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Jade Plaques, China, Celadon, Chinese art, Chinese culture, Gemstones, Hardstone carving, Jade, Korean pottery, Ruyi, Sceptre

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