Lot 3662. A rock crystal 'Immortals' ruyi sceptre, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century, 35 cm, 13 3/4 in.. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 475,000 HKD (57,481 EUR) (61,128 USD). Photo: Sotheby's
the ruyi-shaped terminal carved in low relief with the Three Star Gods standing in a landscape with overhanging pine trees, the curved shaft with a lobed panel enclosing the Eight Daoist Immortals amidst a landscape with a fruiting peach tree, above a shaped panel of a shou character roundel framed by two bats, the reverse similarly decorated with alternating shou roundels and five bats, the nearly flawless crystal of a clear transparent tone, Japanese wood box inscribed by Chikuka Sanjin in 1918.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 05 Apr 2017