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A small carving of a dragon

Carved wood

Museum number: DR16

Not on display

Curatorial note

The Soane Museum 'AB' inventory, 1837, describes this item as 'A piece of Grotesque Carving on part of the root of a Tea Tree'. Dr Jessica Harrison-Hall of the British Museum advises it is Chinese and 18th century (1998).

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