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Chimera (qilin 麒麟)
  • China
  • Chimera (qilin 麒麟), Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • nephrite, wood
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 12.2 x 5.2 x 7.2 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 3/4 x 2 1/16 x 2 13/16 in
  • Gift of Arthur S. Johnson and Helen Marcy Johnson
  • Not on display
  • 1979.0011
Description
Exhibitions

Black, gray and white nephrite dog-like animal. The head of the animal is turned to the left.