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Figure / lion dog

Description

Figure of a Buddhist lion, carved in light coloured wood, represented standing with its head turned back: China, Ming Dynasty, 1368 - 1644

Museum reference

A.1928.966

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Figure / lion dog

Production information

China, East Asia

Date

1368 - 1644

Style / Culture

Ming Dynasty, Chinese

Materials

Wood

Physical description

Light coloured wood, carved

Exhibitions

  • Inspired by Nature (08 Feb 2019)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Inspired by Nature (29 Jul 2011 - 2018)
    National Museum of Scotland

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