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Figure of a coiled dragon. Made of jade.
- Production date
- 2ndC BC-1stC BC (circa)
Diameter: 3.70 centimetres
Height: 0.30 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- The closest comparable example was excavated from tomb M4 at Dongyang, Xuyi, Jiangsu, which was dated to the late Western Han to Xin period (Kaogu 1979.5, p. 424, fig. 16.1).
It is illustrated in colour in Zhongguo chutu yuqi quanji 2005, vol. 7, p. 121.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2011 Jun – Oct, Ulsan, South Korea, Ulsan Museum, ‘Fantastic Creatures’
2012 Jan – Apr, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Museum of Art, ‘Fantastic Creatures’
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