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Native NameRuyi
Object Number: C147
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: 18th Century
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Section:Asian
Materials:Jade
Iconography:Bat
Dragon
Bird
Fungus
Credit Line:Purchased from Spink & Son, 1915
Other NumberGETZ 123 - Other Number

Description

Ruyi, jade scepter. Greenish white jade. Head in stylized form of fungus, surmounted by bat-dragon and bird on handle.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Feb 1986 - Sep 1987)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The Univesity Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 219, no. 123View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference

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