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Scepter with Head in Form of a Double Cloud (Ruyi)

A work made of boxwood.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of boxwood.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 19th century

Artist:

China

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 134

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Scepter with Head in Form of a Double Cloud (Ruyi)

Origin

China

Date

Made 1801–1899

Medium

Boxwood

Dimensions

L. 35.5 cm (14 in.)

Credit Line

Russell Tyson Fund; purchased with funds provided bys of Betty and Richard Seid, Dr. Jack Bulmash and Michael E. Schnur, PhD.

Reference Number

2015.172

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