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Native NameRuyi
Object Number: C146
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Qing Dynasty
Early Date: 1644
Late Date: 1912
Section:Asian
Materials:Jade
Iconography:Fungus
Credit Line:Purchased from Spink & Son, 1915
Other NumberGETZ 122 - Other Number

Description

Ruyi, jade scepter. Gray and white jade, sacred fungus form of head, on rough branch, covered with small fungus.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The Univesity Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 219, no. 122View Objects cited in this Publication

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