03 mai 2009

A red lacquer ju-i sceptre of typical 'Dragon Constellation' form.18th century

A red lacquer ju-i sceptre of typical 'Dragon Constellation' form.18th century Decorated with a Daoist Immortal, or other Scholar (possibly Chang Kuo-lao with his bamboo tube) above an arrangement of flowers, a Buddhistic Lion, and a bat (some restoration). 38cm (15in) high. Estimate: £3,000 - 5,000 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 11 May 2009. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)