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A PALE CELADON JADE-MOUNTED WOOD RUYI SCEPTER, QING DYNASTY
清代青玉三鑲嵌木製如意

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Lot details

China, 19th century. The hardwood frame inset to either terminal and to the center with three oval jade plaques carved in low relief with an endless knot, bat, and plums, a Buddha’s hand citron, and a pomegranate. An old green cord with an endless knot is attached to the lower end, suspending two tassels. The translucent stone is of a pale celadon tone with cloudy white inclusions and icy veining. All three jade plaques with a fine polish overall.

Provenance
: From the collection of Gurli and Valter Justusson, Sweden. Gurli (1918-2000) and Valter Justusson (1918-2009) were two folk art dealers who lived in Simlångsdalen just outside Halmstad on the west side of Sweden. The couple bought from many auctions and were avid collectors until their deaths in 2000. An old label with a collector’s note ‘hanger for mandarin’ written in Swedish to the backside.
Condition: Good condition commensurate with age, with old wear and traces of use. The wood frame with a nice patina, small losses, age cracks and minor old repairs. The jade with small losses and chips as well as natural inclusions and fissures, some of which have developed into small hairline cracks.

Weight: 272 g
Dimensions: Length 34.7 cm

Auction result comparison:
Type: Closely related
Auction: Sotheby’s New York, 17 September 2013, lot 138
Price: USD 18,750 or approx. EUR 24,000 converted and adjusted for inflation at the time of writing
Description: A pale celadon jade-mounted wood ruyi scepter, Qing dynasty, 19th century
Expert remark: Note the slightly larger size (41.3 cm)

Auction result comparison:
Type: Closely related
Auction: Sotheby’s London, 10 November 2017, lot 320
Price: GBP 13,750 or approx. EUR 19,000 converted and adjusted for inflation at the time of writing
Description: A carved celadon jade-inset wood ruyi scepter, Qing dynasty, 19th century
Expert remark: Note the slightly larger size (40 cm)



清代青玉三鑲嵌木製如意
中國,十九世紀。此件如意以木製器身襯托著首、腹、尾部的三鑲玉飾,富麗華貴。如意首鑲盤長、蝙蝠與雙桃紋,中鑲佛手瓜紋以及尾鑲石榴紋。下端繫著一條帶有綠色盤長,兩條流蘇。 這塊半透明的玉料呈淡青色調,帶有絮狀物和冰紋。三塊玉牌整體瑩潤光滑。

來源:瑞典私人收藏,背面標籤上有藏家注釋瑞典語“hanger for mandarin” 字樣。
品相:狀況良好,有磨損和使用痕跡。良好的包漿,小缺損、老化裂縫和輕微的小修。玉石有少量的磕損,還有天然的絮狀物和裂紋,有的已經發展成細小的裂縫。

重量:272 克
尺寸:長 34.7 厘米

拍賣結果比較:
形制:非常相近
拍賣:紐約蘇富比,2013年9月17日,lot 138
價格:USD 18,750(相當於今日EUR 24,000
描述:清十九世紀木嵌白玉八吉祥紋如意
專家評論:請注意尺寸較大(41.3厘米) 。

拍賣結果比較:
形制:非常相近
拍賣:倫敦蘇富比,2017年11月10日,lot 320
價格:GBP 13,750(相當於今日EUR 19,000
描述:清十九世紀木嵌青白玉太平有象紋如意
專家評論:請注意尺寸較大(40厘米)。

 
 

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