A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay
Lot 1282
A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay
Sold for US$ 21,250 inc. premium

Asian Decorative Arts

4 Mar 2014, 10:00 PST

San Francisco

Lot Details
A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay
A jade and hardwood scepter with silver wire inlay
The pale greenish-white jade mounts carved with the Eight Buddhist Emblems: the scepter head carved with a canopy, lotus, fish, and vase surrounding a center shou-character; the oval center plaque displaying a conch shell, umbrella and endless knot; the rounded rectangular plaque at the base filled with the wheel of the Buddhist law; the pieced wood scepter inlaid across the front with four vertical rows of shou-characters and along the sides with decorative scroll work, all in silver wire (one jade plaque loose, tiny losses and separating age cracks to the wood).
21in (53.5cm) long

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    purchased from Yung Kee Curios & Arts, Hong Kong, 1970
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