A Chinese carved pale celadon jade ruyi scepter
The head carved with "rice grains" and descending bat with "Wan", the shaft similarly carved and with cloud scrolls and bats, cleverly incorporating fissures to the stone.
L: 14 1/2 in., 36.8cm
Francis Edward Searles (1841-1920)
Thence by descent to the present owner
Sold for $68,750 (buyer's premium included)