A carved white jade scepter
Lot 5101
A carved white jade scepter
US$ 15,000 - 20,000
£8,900 - 12,000
Auction Details
A carved white jade scepter A carved white jade scepter A carved white jade scepter A carved white jade scepter A carved white jade scepter A carved white jade scepter A carved white jade scepter
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A carved white jade scepter
The ruyi-shaped head carved in relief depicting an elephant with a vase on its back, holding objects representing the Treasures of Buddhism, the curving handle decorated with a ribboned shou character, an archaistic vase, the double-fish symbol and the chime, the drill holes at the base threaded with a woven cotton cord tied in an elaborate endless knot and suspending two silk tassels; the stone of pale celadon tone with icy-white inclusions and a few brown patches to the underside.
12in (30.5cm) long
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  1. Angela Lee
    Auction Administration - Asian Art
    Bonhams
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    220 San Bruno Avenue
    San Francisco, 94103
    United States
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