Roof tile, green glaze; cross between lion, dragon and Foo Dog. Black eyes. Entire piece otherwise grass green. Glaze worn through in spots on tile proper and animal’s right side. Said to have come from one of the Palaces of the Forbidden City, Peking.

Roof tile, 18th-19th century

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Title
Roof tile
Role
Artist
Accession Number
35.7.230
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Roof tile, green glaze; cross between lion, dragon and Foo Dog. Black eyes. Entire piece otherwise grass green. Glaze worn through in spots on tile proper and animal’s right side. Said to have come from one of the Palaces of the Forbidden City, Peking.