Ruyi Scepter

Artist/maker unknown, Chinese

Geography:
Made in China, Asia

Date:
19th century

Medium:
Jade (nephrite) with incised decoration

Dimensions:
3 1/2 x 6 inches (8.9 x 15.2 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

* Gallery 226, Asian Art, second floor

Accession Number:
1961-225-1

Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. George S. G. Cavendish, 1961

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Label:
This piece is inscribed with a poem by the emperor Qianlong.


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