A celadon jade mounted hardwood ruyi sceptre, the jade 19th century, the shaft inlaid with three oval jade openwork plaques, each carved with a 'Spring Water' design of a goose swooping down among intertwined stems of lotus leaves and flowers growi
An unusual silvered metal 'ruyi sceptre' incense burner, (5), with shallow straight sides, fitted on the interior with a tray, pierced grill and cover plate, all beneath the cover pierced with archaic characters, the beaded edges in copper, wood st
A celadon jade-inlaid ruyi sceptre, 19th/20th century, the plain hardwood sceptre inlaid with three jade plaques, the largest carved with a phoenix beside rocks and bamboo, the middle carved with a pine tree, and the third carved with a fruiting branch, th
A high relief moulded bowl of lingzhi fungus form with shallow rounded sides, the stem arched to form a handle and applied with a dragon, a bat, flowering sprays and further lingzhi stems in high relief around the rim, and enclosing on the interior a fruit
A Chinese tortoiseshell Ruyi sceptre, the hollow constructed handle and sceptre head formed from sheets of tortoiseshell, each face intricately carved and pierced with birds in flight upon a background of scroll work. Length 30 cm
A stone-carved sceptre the hook with lingzhi fungus and double happiness symbol in low relief, the curved stem high relief carved with a dragon and terminating in a dragon's head, carved of brown/green stone. Length 19.6 cm
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