A Reticulated Moulded Famille Rose Ruyi Scepter, Late 19th Century
Finely moulded over the body with an archaic dragon motif, with two raised openwork placques imitating jadeite, and the ruyi head depicting a bat, the edge with a gilt key fret band, rendered in rich tones of orange, turquoise, green and periwinkle
length 17.6" — 44.8 cm.
A comparable example was sold at Christie’s London, King Street, May 14, 2013, lot 278
Another similar yellow-ground scepter was sold at Christie’s New York, March 29-30, 2016, lot 488