SOLD! for $3,584.00.
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- Low Estimate: $400.00
- High Estimate: $500.00
- Realized: $3,584.00
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Monumental Chinese carved stone sculpture in the form of a Ruyi or scepter, possibly a garden ornament, having a belt hook dragon head top with smaller chilong dragons and lingzhi flanked by two seals to body, terminating in a magic fungus or Ju-i head shaped hook base with additional dragons. Reverse side with carved Chinese inscription the length of the scepter, six character seal form mark below the Ju-i head, and archaic mark below the dragon head. 53" L x 8 3/4" W x 7 3/8" D. 20th century. Provenance: the estate of Stanley Horvatin, formerly of La Jolla, California. Note: Mr. Horvatin was a designer of Asian gardens whose clients included the late Harle Montgomery. Condition: Formerly used as a garden ornament and shows some weathering; overall good condition.