From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

Native Name Ruyi
Object Number C62
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese | Daoist
Provenience China
Period Qing Dynasty
Date Made 18th Century
Section Asian
Materials Silver | Jade | Silk | Enamel
Technique Carved | Filigree | Enameled | Braided
Iconography Fungus | Dragon | Lion | Qilin | Bamboo | Eight Daoist Immortal Symbols

Ruyi (如意) jade scepter. Jade. Filigree. Three 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 Daoist emblems on filigree. Has braided silk cord and tassel.

Length 65 cm
Width 17.1 cm
Credit Line Purchased from E. A. Khouri, 1913
Other Number Getz 121 - Other Number | 17 - Field No SF | A1432 - Old Museum Number

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