664
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PROPERTY FROM AN OLD ASIAN FAMILY COLLECTION

A WHITE JADE 'PEACH AND PEONY' RUYI SCEPTRE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH – 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
300,000400,000
LOT SOLD. 437,500 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
664

PROPERTY FROM AN OLD ASIAN FAMILY COLLECTION

A WHITE JADE 'PEACH AND PEONY' RUYI SCEPTRE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH – 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
300,000400,000
LOT SOLD. 437,500 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection

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Hong Kong

A WHITE JADE 'PEACH AND PEONY' RUYI SCEPTRE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH – 19TH CENTURY
the ruyi-shaped terminal worked with a raised border enclosing peony sprays and a butterfly, the arched shaft carved in high relief with a gnarled branch issuing peaches, the shaft edge pierced with apertures to thread a tassel, the smoothly polished stone of an even white colour
32.5 cm, 12 3/4  in.
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Catalogue Note

Compare a white jade ruyi, similarly carved with a fruiting peach branch and inscribed with a Qianlong poem, sold in our Paris rooms, 22nd June 2017, lot 12. See also a slightly longer celadon jade example with a peach tree and a prunus branch, sold twice in our New York rooms, 19th September 2001, lot 70, and again, from the collection of Ann and Gordon Getty, 21st March 2018, lot 646.

Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection

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Hong Kong