a blue worker's smock is his robe of office, his sceptre a venerable hoe
The roof is ornamented with three cherubs, representing England, Scotland and Ireland, supporting the royal crown and holding the sceptre , sword of state and ensign of knighthood.
In her left hand she carries the sceptre of state; in her right the orb.
Each was swathed in robes of black, and all carried the sceptre that befitted their station.
Room after room of the Armoury reveals incredible riches, including the imperial crown, mace and sceptre of the Tsars.
imperial regalia of orb and sceptre
As an act of humility, before a mass to which she had invited the poor, she gave the royal scepter to the most indigent and had the royal crown placed on his head.
We have it on no less an authority than the Foreign Secretary that this is the favourite dish of choice up and down these sceptred isles from whence the touring party was recruited.
This is the second disc in another excellent series devoted to the rich seam of British Light Overtures, an area in which the composers from this sceptred isle were extremely prolific.
The great emperor was revealed sitting on a throne, crowned and sceptered , and surprisingly well preserved.