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Tile with Vajra, originally from the "Porcelain Pagoda"

Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Yongle period (1403–24)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Glazed stoneware
Dimensions:
H. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm); W. 3 in. (7.6 cm); L. 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of E. J. Smithers, 1889
Accession Number:
89.7a
Not on view
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