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  • China or Japan
  • figurine, late 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China or Japan
  • porcelain
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3027

Porcelain figurine representing three Buddhist lions. Two of the lions are glazed violet in color and the third is glazed a pale green. All three of the lions are represented with open mouths, displaying pointed teeth.