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Rui sceptre, representing fungus of immortality
  • China
  • Rui sceptre, representing fungus of immortality, date unknown
  • Where object was made: China
  • wood
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.2810

Carved stick. Decoration made of wood. Part of it is missing. Pierced and in high relief. Represents a chinese plant. Color deep brown. This is a Rui sceptre, representing the fungus of immortality.