Lot 1135. A boxwood ruyi scepter, 18th-19th century; 15 ¾ in. (40 cm.) longEstimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000Price realised USD 3,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016

The scepter is carved in the form of lingzhi, with a wide cap for a head, and with smaller lingzhi caps climbing up the shaft.

Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New York, 1988.

Christie's. The Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Scholar's Objects, New York, 17 march 2016