An official's ivory rank stick, gui Ming dynasty, with lacquer embellishments

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Lot 8546Y
An official's ivory rank stick, gui
Ming dynasty, with lacquer embellishments

Sold for US$ 4,000 inc. premium

Asian Works of Art

21 Dec 2011, 10:00 PST

San Francisco

Ivories

Property from a San Francisco Estate
An official's ivory rank stick, gui
Ming dynasty, with lacquer embellishments
The slender, curving tusk section covered with later layers of gilt, red and black lacquer (age cracks, losses to lacquer).
18 1/2in (47cm) high
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An official's ivory rank stick, gui Ming dynasty, with lacquer embellishments
An official's ivory rank stick, gui Ming dynasty, with lacquer embellishments
An official's ivory rank stick, gui Ming dynasty, with lacquer embellishments
An official's ivory rank stick, gui Ming dynasty, with lacquer embellishments
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