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Scepter, between 12th and 14th century

  • Chinese

Iron inlaid with silver

  • Overall: 11 1/2 inches (29.2 cm)

Gift of Thomas Forman



Asian Art

  • Chinese
  • Inlay (process)
  • Silver
  • Iron
  • Scepter
  • Ornamental motifs

Thomas Forman; 1929-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Chinese, Scepter, between 12th and 14th century, iron inlaid with silver. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Thomas Forman, 29.38.