Detail View: National Palace English: Bamboo ru-yi scepter with jade inlays

Work ID: 
M010F0004
Title: 
Bamboo ru-yi scepter with jade inlays
Creation Date: 
Qing Dynasty
Start Year Date: 
A.D.1644
End Year Date: 
A.D.1911
Dynasty: 
63 Qing Dynasty (A.D. 1644~1911)
Creation Place: 
China
Measurements: 
Length: 23.8 cm; Width(head): 5.0 cm; Height: 3.8 cm
Material: 
Bamboo
Form: 
Ru-yi scepter
Type: 
Ru-yi scepters
Repository: 
The National Palace Museum, Taipei
Description: 
A Ruyi with two inlays. The head is elliptical in shape formed by coiled thread-thin bamboo shoots. On it, a white slab of jade carved with two goats is inlaid. On the backside of the head is decorated with a dragon. The stem bulges in the middle and becomes wider at the tip. The stem is also formed by thread-thin bamboo shoots arranging in straight line. The tip is inlaid with a white jade whose shape approximates a square fan and carved with the pon pattern.
ImageV ID: 
M010F0004AS001
Rights: 
Lee & Lee Communications