Ceramic: tile

One glazed earthenware ridge tile moulded in the form of a fish with an upraised body and tail. Ridge tile presents semi-circular cross-section. Body of fish is glazed purple-blue with tail and fins glazed in turquoise and yellow.
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Purchased by Rewi Alley in Peking Market
Given by Alley in 1957 to poet R.A.K. Mason (1905-1971) to carry to Canterbury Museum.
Dimensions (LxWxH): 105 x 127 x 223mm (4 1/8 x 5 x 8 3/4")
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