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Giraffe sent to Emperor of China. Copy.
15th c Chinese Ming Painting

MING DYNASTY Anonymous (1368 - 1644)
15th c
Pigment & ink on silk
Vertical scroll
Beijing. China.
Dar es Salaam. Tanzania. National Museum.
The giraffe was a diplomatic gift sent to the Chinese Emperor from East Africa in 1414.

Caption: MING DYNASTY Anonymous | Giraffe sent to Emperor of China. Copy. | 1414 | Chinese | Ming | ┬ęKathleen Cohen | zanz3024

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