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Chinese seal, with a finial in the form of a winged unicorn

Image attached to O.7-1982

An image of Soapstone seal, with a finial in the form of a winged unicorn, carved with the characters Dan yu (pale moon). Possibly an 'art name' seal of a painter or calligrapher. Height 7 cm, width 2.7 cm, 1800-1899. Chinese.

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Soapstone seal, with a finial in the form of a winged unicorn, carved with the characters Dan yu (pale moon). Possibly an 'art name' seal of a painter or calligrapher. Height 7 cm, width 2.7 cm, 1800-1899. Chinese.

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  • Accession Number: O.7-1982
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/29.0
  • Focal length: 100
  • Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 683 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 440.44kB
  • Exposure time: 1/100
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 29/1
  • Captured: 2008:05:22 22:46:57

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19th Century carved Chinese finial Fitz_AA mythical mythology seal soapstone unicorn winged wings

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