Lot 107. A hardstone-inlaid brown lacquer plaque, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 153.6 by 104 by 46cm., 60 1/2 by 41 by 18 1/8 in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 43,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.
of ruyi shape raised on four scrolled legs, the top inlaid with stained ivory, mother-of-pearl, soapstone, turquoise, lapis lazuli, agate, malachite, jade and tortoiseshell, depicting deer and cranes among a riverside landscape with distant pavilions and trees, all reserved on a brown lacquer ground with gilt borders, glazed.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 11 november 2015