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Scepter with ruyi design

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Provenance

1995, Zeng Xiaojun (b. 1954), China; sold by Zeng Xiaojun to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 1995)

Credit Line

Charles Bain Hoyt Fund

Chinese, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, 1736–95

Dimensions

4.5 x 36 cm (1 3/4 x 14 3/16 in.), Head of sceptor: 5.5 x 8.8 cm (2 3/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1995.1

Medium or Technique

Skin of bamboo with boxwood core

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ritual Objects