Bonhams New York | The Zuiun Collection | Scepters

Japanese chado (tea ceremony) has developed for centuries, and nowadays it is a combination of ritual, spirit and art. In New York spring sale, Bonhams is going to hold an auction with the theme of Japanese chado, including 70 lots from China and Japan, be them tea-things and decorations. The most special kind of lot must be Chinese scepters, which Japanese chado aficionados loved to collect during the Meiji era.


Sale Details

Auction House: Bonhams New York
Sale: The Zuiun Collection
Sale No.: 24097
No. of Lot: 70
Viewing: 2017/3/9-14  10am-5pm
Sale Time: 2017/3/15  10am


Top Lots

A BOXWOOD SCEPTER, China, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), 17th–18th century

Lot No.: 5006
Length: 38cm
Estimate: US$25,000 - 30,000

A BAMBOO SCEPTER China, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), 17th century

Lot No.: 5004
Length: 31.8cm
Estimate: US$20,000 - 30,000

A bamboo rhizome scepter Japan, Meiji (1868–1912) or Taisho (1912–1926) era, late 19th–early 20th century

Lot No.: 5022
Length: 40.7cm
Estimate: US$18,000 - 25,000

A WOOD LINGZHI-FORM STAND China, Qing dynasty (1644-1912),18th century

Lot No.: 5070
Height: 6.4cm
Width: 30.5cm
Depth: 24.2cm
Estimate: US$18,000 - 25,000