Scepter ([Ruyi]) with a Watch


Scepter ([Ruyi]) with a Watch

lacquer work / Qing Dynasty / China

Place of production:China

Qing dynasty, 19th century

Metal, glass, and other materials



Emperors of the Qing dynasty (1644–1912) adored watches imported from Europe. This scepter was created in China, but the watch and enamel pictures were made in Europe."

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