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Shoulao, God of Longevity

Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H. 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm); Gr. W. 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Classification:
Ivories
Credit Line:
Alfred W. Hoyt Collection, Bequest of Rosina H. Hoppin, 1965
Accession Number:
65.86.120a, b
Not on view
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