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STONES INLAID GILT BRONZE RUYI SCEPTER
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Description
Dimensions: 11-1/2" L x 3-1/2" W

Chinese Qing Dynasty, Semi-Precious stones inlaid gilt bronze ruyi scepter. Presented for your consideration is a ruyi with a peach head and gilt bronze and enamel work in the shape of a branch with tendrils. The pale celadon jade head is carved into a peach with stems and leaves attached. Multicolored enamel leaves twine up and down the branches length Colorful semi-precious stones imbedded through out the wand body in various colors and shapes. The wish-granted wand, commonly called ruyi scepter, The ruyi, considered one of the Eight Treasures, was a scepter which represented power and authority. The ruyi was originally a short sword with a sword-guard used for self-defense or gesturing. There is some speculation that it may have evolved from a back scratcher. The head of the ruyi is similar to that of the Lingzhi or "fungus of immortality" and the lotus. The name "ruyi" is usually translated as "as you wish" or "in accordance with your desires". The ruyi now symbolizes good wishes and prosperity. The Ruyi Head bears a reign mark, an incised four script characters reign mark, Made In The Years of Qianlong Reign Period.
Condition
Over all in EXCELLENT condition, with C. normal anomalies in nature, natural wood imperfection, sign of stressed surface, minor scratch; Normal consider ages and wears.
All lots are sold as is and where is. EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries provides condition reports upon request to aide in your bidding decision. No statement regarding age, condition, kind, value, or quality of a lot, wheth C.er made orally at th C.e auction or at any oth C.er time, or in writing in th C.is catalog or elsewhere, shall be construed to be an express or implied warranty, representation, or assumption of liability. All sales are final, EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries does not give refunds based on condition. EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries does not perform any shipping or packing services. We do have a list of suggested shippers who gladly provide quotes prior to your bidding. Please visit our webpage for a list of recommended shippers.
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STONES INLAID GILT BRONZE RUYI SCEPTER

Estimate $600 - $900
Dec 18, 2020
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Starting Price $300
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0024: STONES INLAID GILT BRONZE RUYI SCEPTER

Sold for $500
5 Bids
Est. $600 - $900Starting Price $300
EDEN, DAVID F BOYD & JULLIAS PHILLIPS ESTATES
Dec 18, 2020 9:00 AM EST
Buyer's Premium 25%

Lot 0024 Details

Description
...
Dimensions: 11-1/2" L x 3-1/2" W

Chinese Qing Dynasty, Semi-Precious stones inlaid gilt bronze ruyi scepter. Presented for your consideration is a ruyi with a peach head and gilt bronze and enamel work in the shape of a branch with tendrils. The pale celadon jade head is carved into a peach with stems and leaves attached. Multicolored enamel leaves twine up and down the branches length Colorful semi-precious stones imbedded through out the wand body in various colors and shapes. The wish-granted wand, commonly called ruyi scepter, The ruyi, considered one of the Eight Treasures, was a scepter which represented power and authority. The ruyi was originally a short sword with a sword-guard used for self-defense or gesturing. There is some speculation that it may have evolved from a back scratcher. The head of the ruyi is similar to that of the Lingzhi or "fungus of immortality" and the lotus. The name "ruyi" is usually translated as "as you wish" or "in accordance with your desires". The ruyi now symbolizes good wishes and prosperity. The Ruyi Head bears a reign mark, an incised four script characters reign mark, Made In The Years of Qianlong Reign Period.
Condition
...
Over all in EXCELLENT condition, with C. normal anomalies in nature, natural wood imperfection, sign of stressed surface, minor scratch; Normal consider ages and wears.<br/>All lots are sold as is and where is. EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries provides condition reports upon request to aide in your bidding decision. No statement regarding age, condition, kind, value, or quality of a lot, wheth C.er made orally at th C.e auction or at any oth C.er time, or in writing in th C.is catalog or elsewhere, shall be construed to be an express or implied warranty, representation, or assumption of liability. All sales are final, EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries does not give refunds based on condition. EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries does not perform any shipping or packing services. We do have a list of suggested shippers who gladly provide quotes prior to your bidding. Please visit our webpage for a list of recommended shippers.

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