A zitan ruyi with inset jade plaques
Mid Qing dynasty
The elongated arched body curving at the waist and ending in a raised head in the shape of a peach, all three parts with inset jade plaques, intricately worked with geese amidst an aquatic scene with lotus blossom and vines emerging from a pond, together with a ruyi-shaped cushion and original zitan box and cover with glass panes, all stored within a wooden box with sliding cover.
46.7cm long. (6).