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Lot 330: A Chinese ivory Hu Tablet 17th Century of plain tapering form, 46.5cm
October 26, 2016
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
A Chinese ivory Hu Tablet 17th Century
of plain tapering form, 46.5cm long
Note: These sceptres started out as prompts by the messengers writing notes on the back and later were used ceremoniously as a method of talking to the Emperor or high court official