Lot 2724. A fine celadon white jade 'Immortal and Auspicious Plants' ruyi sceptre, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 44.5 cm., 17 1/2 in. Estimate 1,800,000 — 2,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 2,180,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2010.
elegantly carved with an S-shaped profile, the terminal decorated in low relief with an immortal with a long walking stick, accompanied by an attendant in a rocky landscape with a pavilion in the background, the slender shaft finely adorned with sprigs of peaches, narcissus, lingzhi and bamboo, the reverse incised with flying bats amid swirling clouds.