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Ruyi scepter

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong period (1736–95)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Nephrite, white jade with fungus head of rust-colored tourmaline-rubellite from the Shan Mountain--a much-prized stone called by Chinese "ox-eye"
Dimensions:
L. 11 in. (27.9 cm)
Classification:
Jade
Credit Line:
Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902
Accession Number:
02.18.685c
Not on view
Heber R. Bishop , New York (until 1902; donated to MMA)
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