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Sceptre

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Native Name:
Ruyi
Object Number:
C62
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Date Made:
18th Century
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1799
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Silver
Jade
Silk
Enamel
Technique:
Carved
Filigree
Enameled
Braided
Iconography:
Fungus
Dragon
Lions
Ch'i-lin
Bamboo
Eight Taoist Immortal Symbols
Description:
Ruyi, scepter. Jade. Filigree. 3 jade plaques set in silver filigree. Head piece in form of sacred fungus, carved with a dragon, center has two fu-lions and bamboo, end plaque carved with design of qilin. Ornamened with enamel Taoist emblems on filigree. Has braided silk cord and tassel.
Length:
65cm
Width:
17.1cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from E. A. Khouri
Other Number:
17   -   Field No SF
GETZ 121   -   Other Number
A1432   -   Old Museum Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914)
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Bibliography:

[Article] Getz, J. 1914. Imperial Chinese Sceptre. The Museum Journal. Volume V (No. 1): 24-25. : Page/Fig./Plate: 24-25
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[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 13, No. 1
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