21 mars 2020

A superb imperial hardstone-embellished white jade ruyi sceptre, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 3640. A superb imperial hardstone-embellished white jade ruyi sceptre, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 16 1/4 in. (41.2 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 4,000,000 - HKD 6,000,000. Price Realized HKD 14,100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 The large sceptre is well carved from semi-translucent stone of creamy-white tone, finely inlaid with pink tourmaline, coral, lapis lazuli, malachite and turquoise, decorating the ruyi terminal with a garden scene of two bats in flight amidst... [Lire la suite]