A fine cinnabar lacquer ruyi scepter - Qianlong Period

Its handle carved in high relief with gourd vines growing between the head and center plaques depicting beauties and children in a garden while the plaque at the base displays further children playing beneath a tree, the reverse undecorated (repaired, retouched). 19 3/4in (50cm) - Sold for $4,250 plus Premium and tax  

Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 18 Dec 2007. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco, California