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Object Number: 64-8-15
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Kangxi
Early Date: 1662
Late Date: 1722
Section:Asian
Materials:Clay
Iconography:Snake god
Hai-ling-wan
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Samuel Rotan, 1964

Description

Figure of the snake god seated on a plinth fashioned as a rock; plinth and robe of god fine aubergine, ornamented with stars and spots; undergarment rich yellow decorated with foliage and flowers in blue; slight defects.


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