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A Ming Dynasty Dragon roof tile, 16th – 17th century

Ming Rooftop tile Dragon

Ming Dynasty Roof Tile A fresh item to Moorabool is this quirky Ming Dynasty roof tile figure. As the name suggests, these were part of the roof decoration on Chinese buildings. Ming Dynasty Roof Tile   Many different ‘characters’ appear as roof tile figures, each with a symbolic purpose. Our Dragon is actually a water…

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Exhibition Action

Exhibition Action! Moorabool is getting ready for an amazing 2015, begining with our ‘Recent Acquisitions’ Exhibition. With over 500 fresh items, this is an event not to miss. Over the next few weeks, we will post a number of ‘previews’ of special items on this page – starting with the enamel snuff box shown above.…

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