March 12, 2019 10:00 EDT

Asian Arts

 
 

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A Chinese carved pale celadon jade ruyi scepter
Qianlong period

The head carved with "rice grains" and descending bat with "Wan", the shaft similarly carved and with cloud scrolls and bats, cleverly incorporating fissures to the stone.

L: 14 1/2 in., 36.8cm

Provenance: Francis Edward Searles (1841-1920)
Thence by descent to the present owner

Sold for $68,750
Estimated at $3,000 - $5,000


 

The head carved with "rice grains" and descending bat with "Wan", the shaft similarly carved and with cloud scrolls and bats, cleverly incorporating fissures to the stone.

L: 14 1/2 in., 36.8cm

Provenance: Francis Edward Searles (1841-1920)
Thence by descent to the present owner

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