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Title

Print: tortoise and snake

Description

Large tinted paper print, probably from stone slab, featuring tortoise and snake. Inscription at top: 鎮宅龜蛇 ('Tortoise and snake that protect the house').

Source

Rewi Alley

Physical Dimensions

1190x630 mm (l x w)

Doc No.

Four characters on the top: 鎮宅龜蛇 (literally meaning “Tortoise and snake that protect the house”.)
Xiongbo

Museum Ac. No.

C1963.45

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Period

Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 AD)

Collection

Citation

“Print: tortoise and snake,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed August 23, 2017, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/1258.