He portrays Merkel holding a Euro-topped scepter as she sits on a throne adorned with an EU emblem-inspired clock.
In that relationship, the lower-class king of his dingy domain is enthroned atop a commode and uses a toilet brush as a scepter.
Offering the scepter to an ex-President Obama is one option, writes Geoffrey Robertson.
A new khan, the world-renowned Tamerlane, now swayed the scepter of Tartar power.
He danced about like a madman, with his crown on his head and his scepter in his hand.
The king sat upon his throne, his bonnet upon one side of him, his scepter upon the other.
The ballot is the scepter of power in the hand of every citizen.
He clutched the staff of office as though it were a scepter.
There were no other sounds while the girl took the Flagg scepter in her own hands.
The old chief had some dogs killed and made a feast preparatory to resigning his scepter, to which all the nation were invited.
c.1300, ceptre, from Old French sceptre (12c.), from Latin sceptrum "royal staff," from Greek skeptron "staff to lean on; royal scepter;" in transferred use, "royalty," from root of skeptein "to prop or stay, lean on." Apparently a cognate with Old English sceaft (see shaft (n.1)). The verb meaning "to furnish with a scepter" is from 1520s.