Ming Dynasty, ‘A parcel-gilt ruyi sceptre’, Ming Dynasty-early 15th century, Other, Parcel-gilt, Maria Kiang Chinese Art
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Ming Dynasty

A parcel-gilt ruyi sceptre, Ming Dynasty-early 15th century

Parcel-gilt
12 3/5 in diameter
32 cm diameter
.
Location
Hong Kong
About the work
MKC
Maria Kiang Chinese Art
Hong Kong

The bronze sceptre is cast with an elephant-head terminal with long slit eyes, small ears and a …

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The bronze sceptre is cast with an elephant-head terminal with long slit eyes, small ears and a trunk characteristically curled between two curved tusks. The head is decorated with intricately beaded tassels under an inset large ruby cabochon. The arched handle of the ruyi is inlaid with gold and silver with stylised …

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Ming Dynasty

A parcel-gilt ruyi sceptre, Ming Dynasty-early 15th century

Parcel-gilt
12 3/5 in diameter
32 cm diameter
.
Location
Hong Kong
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