Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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ruyi sceptre
  • China
  • ruyi sceptre, 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • black qingtian stone, elm wood
  • Object Length: 35.56 cm
    Object Length: 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1807.a,b

Hook-shaped, black jade rests on brown wooden stand. Stand has pierce work and organic shapes.