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figure

human history
  • Other Name

    mythical beast

    kylin

  • Description

    figure; cast from lead; figure depicts a mythical japanese creature, likely a 'kirin'; figure has a horse like body with hooves and a long tail and mane; the head of the figure looks like a representation of a japanese dragon with a beard, long snout, sharp teeth, and wild eyes; the figure is free standing with 3 of its hooves touching the ground and its front left leg tucked under its body; figure was cast in multiple pieces with evident joins in the figures legs and back;

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  • Place
  • Accession Number
    1934.316
  • Accession Date
    1934
  • Other Id

    20859 (ethnology)

    M1365 (miscellaneous)

  • Department
figure, 1934.316, 20859, M1365, Photographed by Richard Ng,… … Read more

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