Carved ivory mortar depicting dragon

Made:
1600-1900
maker:
Unknown

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Carved ivory mortar depicting fire-breathing dragons in upper panel and birds, animals and foliage in lower panel, possibly Chinese, 1600-1900

Details

Category:
Pharmacy-ware
Object Number:
A604113
Measurements:
base: 75 mm,
type:
mortars and pharmacy (preparation) ivory, mortars and pharmacy (preparation)
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust