horned beast with body of a deer, head of a lion, and scaled wings; standing on waves with a book borne on clouds on its back; grey-green stone with rust-brown and cloudy white mottling

Recumbent Figure of an Auspicious Mythical Beast (Qilin), 17th century

Unknown artist, expand_more

Nephrite (jade)expand_more

Gift of Ruth and Bruce Daytonexpand_more  96.13.2

Details
Title
Recumbent Figure of an Auspicious Mythical Beast (Qilin)
Role
Artist
Accession Number
96.13.2
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horned beast with body of a deer, head of a lion, and scaled wings; standing on waves with a book borne on clouds on its back; grey-green stone with rust-brown and cloudy white mottling