20 octobre 2021

A Chinese carved bamboo ruyi scepter, 18th-19th century

Lot 54. A Chinese carved bamboo ruyi scepter, 18th-19th century. L: 12 1/4 in. Sold for $11,340 (Estimated at $2,000 - $3,000). © FREEMAN’S 2021  Naturalistically carved and undercut as entwined gnarled leafy branches of "Buddha's-hand" finger citron, symbolizing abundance, the head in the form of several finger citron, with characteristic whorls and pitting, the bamboo of rich brown color with smooth patina. FREEMAN’S. Asian Arts. October 14, 2021

26 mai 2020

A very rare and finely painted enamel ruyi scepter, 18th century

Lot 3273. A very rare and finely painted enamel ruyi scepter, 18th century; 21 ½ in. (54.6 cm.) long. Estimate $25,000 – 35,000. Price Realized $25,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The ruyi-shaped head is finely decorated in the center with an hibiscus spray surrounded by leafy scroll bearing peaches, pomegranates, finger citrons, lingzhi fungus and various flowers. The handle is similarly decorated on the convex top and flat underside, and the narrow sides are decorated with composite... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2020

A boxwood ruyi scepter, 18th-19th century

Lot 1135. A boxwood ruyi scepter, 18th-19th century; 15 ¾ in. (40 cm.) long. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price 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
14 mai 2020

A stained or lacquered boxwood ruyi scepter, 18th century

Lot 1132. A stained or lacquered boxwood ruyi scepter, 18th century; 16 in. (40.6 cm.) long. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 3,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The scepter is carved in the form of lingzhi, with two caps making up the head of the scepter, and two smaller caps below. Provenance: Kagedo Gallery, Orcas, Washington. Literature: S. Little, Spirit Stones of China, the Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Chinese Stones, Paintings, and... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2020

A rootwood ruyi scepter, 19th century

Lot 1128. A rootwood ruyi scepter, 19th century;20 ¾ in. (52.7 cm.) long. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 1,625. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The scepter is formed from a length of root wood, with the head comprised of a natural gnarl. Provenance: Katie Jones, London. Note: Compare with another natural rootwood ruyi scepter illustrated by G. Tsang and H. Moss in Arts from the Scholar's Studio, Hong Kong, 1986, p. 145, no. 116. ... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2020

A rare bamboo veneer ruyi scepter, 18th century

Lot 1440. A rare bamboo veneer ruyi scepter, 18th century; 13¾ in. (35 cm.) long. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD USD 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The ruyi-shaped head finely decorated in low relief with a fruiting peach branch, the shaped rectangular panel in the center of the arched shaft decorated with a branch of finger citron and the ruyi-shaped tip decorated with a fruiting pomegranate branch, the three combined forming the sanduo, the rest of the shaft... [Lire la suite]

12 mars 2019

A pale green jade ruyi scepter, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 574. A pale green jade ruyi scepter, Late Qing dynasty; 11 1/2in (29.2cm) long. Estimate US$ 20,000 - 30,000 (€ 18,000 - 27,000). Sold for US$ 25,075 (€ 22,094) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 The head of the scepter carved in low relief with a leafy branch bearing two large peaches and blossoms with a bat hovering close by, surmounted by another bat carved in high relief with outstretched wings above wisps of clouds joining to the curved shaft, the rounded end pierced with a bull-nose perforation,... [Lire la suite]
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16 septembre 2018

A celadon jade ruyi scepter, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 311. A celadon jade ruyi scepter, Qing dynasty, 19th century;  317⁄8 in., 81 cm high; 18 1/4 in., 46.4 cm long. Estimate: 30,000-50,000 USD. Sold Price: 137,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's the smooth, undulating shaft supporting a large ruyi-shaped head carved in relief with a bat suspending a beribboned lozenge above a shou character, two further bats swooping in to frame the auspicious character on either side, all within a raised border, at the opposite end of the... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2018

A celadon jade mounted zitan ruyi scepter, 19th century

Lot 43. A celadon jade mounted zitan ruyi scepter, 19th century; 14 1/2in (36.8cm) long. Estimate: 25,000-35,000 USD. Sold for US$ 31,250 (€ 26,860). © Bonhams 2001-2018 The scepter head mounted with a jade plaque of conforming shape, carved with two large longevity peaches and two bats, the elegantly curved zitan shaft carved to the top with five bats amid dense scrolling clouds, the underside carved with a wan fret diaper, the tip of the shaft inlaid with a jade plaque carved with a bat and... [Lire la suite]
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29 juin 2016

A yellow glazed oval ruyi scepter, Wang Bingrong mark (1840-1900)

Lot 9371. A yellow glazed  ruyi scepter, Wang Bingrong mark  (1840-1900). Estimate US$ 1,000 - 1,500 (€900 - 1,400). Photo Bonhams. Molded as a gnarled branch of ruyi fungus with bats on clouds applied to the handle and further bats combined with raised bosses on the scepter head, the underside bearing the impressed mark Wang Bingrong zuo beneath a mustard yellow glaze. 13 1/2in (34.2cm) long Bonhams. ASIAN DECORATIVE ARTS, 2016-06-29 10:00 PDT - SAN... [Lire la suite]