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Dublin Core

Title

Ceramic: tile

Description

One glazed earthenware ridge tile moulded in the form of a fish with an upraised body and tail. Ridge tile presents semi-circular cross-section. Body of fish is glazed purple-blue with tail and fins glazed in turquoise and yellow.

Source

Rewi Alley

Provenance

Purchased by Alley in Beijing. Given by Alley in 1957 to poet R.A.K. Mason (1905-1971) to carry to Canterbury Museum.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

105x127x223mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.1340

Usage Rights

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Period

Qing Dynasty (1644-1912)

Collection

Citation

“Ceramic: tile,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed September 25, 2022, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/974.