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Figure / hai-shou / monster, sea


Figure carved in coral of a hai-shou or sea monster standing on a rocky base covered with leafage: China, 19th century

Museum reference



World Culture

Object name

Figure / hai-shou / monster, sea

Production information

China, East Asia


19th century



Physical description

Carved coral

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