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Chimera (qilin 麒麟) pricket candlestick
  • China
  • Chimera (qilin 麒麟) pricket candlestick, early 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • brass or bronze
  • Object Height: 20.32 cm
    Object Height: 8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.2761

Cast brass or bronze lion figure which appears to have held a rider.