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Chinese crouching feline dragon

Image attached to ML.10-1992

An image of Figure. Crouching Feline Dragon. The dragon crouches with its back arched and its head up, its forelegs extended in front and its tailed curved up over its back. The wings, which would have projected from its back, are missing. Pottery, made from a pinkish buff fabric with uneven grey surface, height 13.9 cm, length 28.1 cm, 206 B.C. to AD 220. Han or Late Zhou. Chinese. Acquisition Credit: Lent to the museum by Helen H. L. Whittow (nee Malcolm).

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Figure. Crouching Feline Dragon. The dragon crouches with its back arched and its head up, its forelegs extended in front and its tailed curved up over its back. The wings, which would have projected from its back, are missing. Pottery, made from a pinkish buff fabric with uneven grey surface, height 13.9 cm, length 28.1 cm, 206 B.C. to AD 220. Han or Late Zhou. Chinese. Acquisition Credit: Lent to the museum by Helen H. L. Whittow (nee Malcolm).

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  • Accession Number: ML.10-1992
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 756 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 93.92kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1
  • Captured: 2016:05:13 13:46:41

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