Asian Art Auction

June 13, 2016

LOT 75
A Reticulated Moulded Famille Rose Ruyi Scepter, Late 19th Century
  • A Reticulated Moulded Famille Rose Ruyi Scepter, Late 19th Century

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A Reticulated Moulded Famille Rose Ruyi Scepter, Late 19th Century

19世紀晚 模印仿生鑲碧玉寶石如意

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.

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $4,800
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

About artist/note:

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

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Ceramics: Famille Rose